Second draft submitted
Sunday, 19 March 2017
I've been incredibly remiss with these updates lately, so thanks for bearing with me. It's been a hard slog balancing redrafts with the day job, and whilst there's been a slight delay in submitting my second draft, it's only because I wanted the manuscript to shine as much as I thought it could. It's looking great now, so I promise the wait was worth it!
Only a few months ago I was assigned by…
We're getting published!
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Wow! Amazing news - Ghosts in the Machine is going to be a proper book and everything! A massive thanks to Serkan from Boa Branding who got me across the line in spectacular fashion by pledging at the highest level.
So what does this mean? I imagine it means that while most of you are enjoying the summer sunshine, I'll be slaving away in this shed, working to tight deadlines and acting on my new…
Nearly at the finish line, and my inspiration behind writing the book
Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Last week Ghosts in the Machine passed the 70% mark, which means we’re on the final stretch towards getting funded! Thanks so much to everyone who has helped me get this far.
We’re moving into the final weeks of the campaign and a hard push is needed to get us across the line. You’ve already done so much by pledging or following my campaign, but there’s still more you can do.
For example, it…
(Eternal) life imitating art
Saturday, 7 May 2016
A story appeared in the news this month of a biotech CEO who performed gene therapy on herself. This is frighteningly similar to the plot of Ghosts in the Machine, where Angela, the CEO of a pharmaceutical company is developing an anti-aging cure.
The drug in Ghost in the Machine? Bioauxanein. The name of the biotech? BioViva.
In real life, Elizabeth Parrish has apparently used a revolutionary…
Themes: overpopulation and increased longevity
Saturday, 2 April 2016
I thought it would make sense to share some more information about themes, since lots of people I connect with on Twitter are particularly interested about the subject of increased longevity and what it might mean for us.
Overpopulation is a very current issue, and we're all seeing the effects of the aging population. Public resources are increasingly stretched and the age at which most of us are…