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Blog: February to April 2017: On Climbing the Jacob’s Ladder of Writing…

Well, I’m finally a full member of the Science Fiction Writers of America, having had three recognised ‘pro sales’ confirmed with them.…

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BLOG – October 2016 to January 2017: Onwards The African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS)!

Well, it’s been a busy and disturbing 2016 on many levels – I’ll stick mostly with the fiction, although the downturn of Trump and BREXIT are…

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Blog: June to September 2016

Just back from WorldCon in Kansas City where I was on a good number of panels, including giving a first reading from AZANIAN BRIDGES I also…

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Blog: March to May 2016

Just a brief update this time. I've added another SF in SA (27) Essay, entitled: 'One Language is Never Enough: On Both Harnessing and Resisting…

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Blog – Jan/Feb 2016 – Azanian Bridges

Soon to be launched, my debut novel 'Azanian Bridges' via the excellent NewCon Press. You can read the opening chapter via Books Live SA here. Two…

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Blog – September to December 2015

2015, Best Of (and More) Sorry for several months’ silence, but now is an ideal time for both looking back (2015) and looking ahead (2016). There…

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Blog: May to August 2015

Some key news for the past few months: I am thrilled to have sold my book ‘Azanian Bridges’ to NewCon Press, due to be released in 2016. The…

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Blog – January to April 2015

I’m sorry for the long delay in getting to this post, but a new job and poor health has meant getting down to anything, apart from managing work…

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Blog – November/December 2014

Just a brief blog update really, as I head out to visit family in Cape Town again soon. Firstly, it's very exciting to see a new online African SF…

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Blog – September/October 2014

This past month has been a busy month with some great SF Conventions having come and gone, viz. Nine Worlds and the WorldCon in London, LonCon3. So,…

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Blog Hop – ‘Accessing the Future’ – July/August 2014

Kudos to The Future Fire and Kathryn Allan for pursuing a Disability in SF anthology entitled ‘Accessing the Future’. There has been a recently…

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Blog – May/June 2014

I have further updated my series of essays on ‘Science Fiction in South Africa’ with a fascinating précis of a Ph.D. thesis completed by Dr.…

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