Category: Hull

Humber Science Fiction and Fantasy

After a hiatus, HumberSFF descends on Hull again on November 10th. It’s (another) one of the reasons I’ve been quieter than usual. The regional meet up for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror lovers has become a bit of a thing now. I started organising Humber SFF after being inspired by other Social meetups. Locally there…


Living in a fantasy world

When I opened my curtains this morning onto a non-descript autumn day, I found a rainbow waiting outside my window. Traditionally my view is nothing spectacular: a road, and houses in all directions. If I’m really lucky I might get to hear bird song over the new developments’ machinery. New houses on green land, new…


What’s in a Book Launch?

When I’m working on my own writing I find it difficult to read within my preferred genre. For me one of the biggest advantages of SFF is, while there’s a good dose of imagination and future thought in it, the genre still has a healthy dose of day to day life. People still have relationships,…


Ten Miles East Of England: The Quest For The Lost Stories.

I forgot to tell you. I’ve been so busy sorting and preparing that I forgot completely.  I’ve been awarded a Special Commission at the Humber Mouth Literature Festival.   With Ten Miles East Of England: The Quest For The Lost Stories I’ll be connecting kids with words by using Minecraft. Over the next 3 weeks…


Now it’s serious.

Six years ago I started out on a Creative Writing Degree at Hull University. Today I officially graduate… The reason why this blog exists is due to that course, but was it all worth it? I wouldn’t now be working in the area I am nor exploring the creative ideas I have, had I not…