I grew up reading many of the classic science fiction stories by authors such as Robert A. Heinlein, Ray Bradbury and my all-time favorite: Isaac Asimov. Asimov wrote straight forward stories with clear prose. The science fictional element was key to the story, not just part of the backdrop. The science was always pivotal for […]Read more "Companion piece: The Forgetting"
My short story In a Stranger Space was published in September 2016 by Nomadic Delirium Press in their yearly anthology The Martian Wave. It is available in both print and as an e-book from mayor online retailers like Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, or straight from the publisher’s website. The anthology focus on stories about exploration […]Read more "Companion piece: In a Stranger Space"
Back in 2014 I spent a lot of time travelling for work and inevitably I sat around airports and hotels for hours. Too much time was wasted looking at overpriced belt buckles in airport shops and watching hotel movies, there was little else to do except for work. An idea had however started to form, […]Read more "Writing goals for 2017"
What’s the big deal with autonomous vehicles anyway? Is it going to make any difference whatsoever to you and me if a car can drive itself? Yeah, it seems like a nice gimmick to have, like cruise control or power steering, but is it fundamentally going to change the world? Let’s have a look at […]Read more "What’s the big deal with autonomous vehicles?"
Right now we are living in the middle of a revolution. It has been going on for quite a while, but we are near the end of it. As with all revolutions it will bring about great change, in fact, it has already brought about so many changes that people think the revolution is over. […]Read more "The industrial revolution and the end of scarcity"
This is a Companion Piece to the flash fiction story Saving Andie, first published on 365tomorrows.com on the 24th of January 2016. In Companion Pieces I will talk about the themes and ideas of my stories. I recommend that you read the story before you read the Companion Piece. You can find the story here. […]Read more "Companion Piece: Saving Andie"