Research: Building a Fantasy/Alternative World

My current work in progress is a speculative fiction novel about a twinned Earth, which took an alternative religious path to our own. What are the essential ingredients that made up the best fantasy world? Asking this question on several platforms and will blog my findings at a later date. Thanks everyone!

A Novelist’s View on the Ethics and Governance Surrounding Artificial Superintelligence

I'm blogging about how and why I'm reinventing myself, from a retired nurse, into a contemporary sci-fi writer. More about me here. Today's blog is the third in the series and is in two parts. PART ONE provides an update on my progress through the literary world. PART TWO discusses the ethics surrounding the development … Continue reading A Novelist’s View on the Ethics and Governance Surrounding Artificial Superintelligence

The Tipping Point and a Sinister Turn of Events

The second of a series of blogs, in which I discuss Why I Felt Compelled to Write My Novel, The Seed of the Violet Tree: A Science Fiction Mystery [Amazon UKĀ  Amazon.com. Amazon AU ]. The introduction to this series of blogs can be foundĀ here Whilst conducting background research for my novel I revisited a … Continue reading The Tipping Point and a Sinister Turn of Events