Oops! It appears that you have disabled your Javascript. In order for you to see this page as it is meant to appear, we ask that you please re-enable your Javascript!

Space Trash Blog

Available for pre-order: The Gaia Solution

Available for pre-order: The Gaia Solution

The Gaia Collection is Claire’s hopeful dystopian trilogy, set 200 years in the future after much of the planet and the human race have been decimated during The Event, when the world went to war with high-energy radiation weapons.

Telepathy, empathy, kinesis, precognition

Telepathy, empathy, kinesis, precognition

Telepathy, empathy, kinesis, precognition – these are the so-called mainline Abilities recognised by the Independent Extra-Sensory Regulatory Organisation, due to the fact that their manifestation across multiple species is relatively consistent.

Etymology Excavation: neither heads nor tails

Etymology Excavation: neither heads nor tails

Neither heads nor tails – not heads nor tales, but sometimes neither head nor tail in the UK. Is Cicero responsible for this phrase, or does it tie back to the old tradition of flipping a coin if the braining gets too hard?

Chrysalides, cusps, and changes

Chrysalides, cusps, and changes

And what the hell do chrysalides, cusps, and changes have to do with one another, or indeed with writing that next book? Well, read on, it may get clearer. It may not.

The real species behind the Matrix

The real species behind the Matrix

A.I. got all the credit for coming up with a way to use humanity for electricity and heat, but the real species behind the idea of farming humanity for food and heat was much more familiar.

Ancestry again

Ancestry again

My intermittent interest in unearthing my likely infamous family history resurfaced again recently, leading to a cache of 1950s job ads from my father and the debunking of a family myth about Peruvian ancestry.

Mainstream, much to my surprise…

Mainstream, much to my surprise…

Evidence suggests that by comparison to my urban fantasy, my science-fiction series may be mainstream. No one is likely to be more surprised than I…

You’re a writer? Grow up

You’re a writer? Grow up

I’m a writer. The other day, I met someone who told me they used to be a writer until they realised it was time to grow up. It seemed very sad to me that someone would let their dreams be dictated by someone else.

Cortii series – now as a box set

Cortii series – now as a box set

The Cortii series box set – if you’d been considering dipping an expendable appendage into the world of the Cortii, here’s your chance to get all of the first four books in the series for the price of two.

Character interview: Khyria Ilan

Character interview: Khyria Ilan

Character interview with Khyria Ilan on Central Worlds and the side-effects of getting the attention of influential people, particularly the do Harek family.

Etymology Excavation: chasten, chastise

Etymology Excavation: chasten, chastise

These days, the word ‘chastise’ is generally seen as a little kinky. Ironically, the origin of chastise is from the Latin ‘castus’, ‘morally pure, chaste’.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This