Ever read a scifi book and felt like it’s just assumed you know what a term means? We break down some of the more common science and technology memes that occur in scifi and future fiction, some of which make an appearance in Ada King in A Beginner’s Guide to Scifi Terminology General scifi tech […]
I have finished editing my book (ADA KING) and I’ve even sent a sample off to an agent! Now, feeling like a teenager waiting for a boy to call, each email a source of dread and excitement all at once. Acceptance or rejection, one or zero, all or nothing. It’s a very digital experience but […]
Recent article in the BBC Science section has mentioned that there are now over a thousand objects detected in our galaxy that you could call “planets”. Of these about twelve have been classified as potentially in the “Goldilocks” zone, that is neither too hot nor too cold. Places we might be able to live one […]
I had meant to start the process of self-publishing Two Palaces by now but have had an unusual problem. In order to publish on Amazon you need to get a US tax number, apparently, or they charge you full US tax of about 30%. But the US government is currently in shutdown!