Blogs To Warp or not to Warp

To Warp or not to Warp

When I first set to work on writing Empire, I was stuck with a problem in how I wanted The Kallans to navigate around the universe. Science fiction is full of many interesting ways of transporting people places, from warping and beaming in Star Trek, to the comical Somebody Else’s Problem field from the Hitchhiker’s …

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Short Stories The Kallans – Academy: Safari

The Kallans – Academy: Safari

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Blogs The Kallan Royal Family

The Kallan Royal Family

One of the biggest challenges for a writer is to successfully have a backstory that doesn’t have large gaping holes in it. My personality is one that likes to fill in all the little details. Perhaps this is why I’m so keen on writing. Creating a character is always a challenge. To make sure that …

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Blogs Developing Kallan Calligraphy

Developing Kallan Calligraphy

The often say that communication is important to civilization. Writing down communication is strongly linked to that. So when I started creating the Kallan civilisation, how they wrote was an important part of that. For those that have read the first novel, you will know that the Kallans don’t have a single language that they …

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News Early Preview of Kallan Calligraphy

Early Preview of Kallan Calligraphy

Hi everyone, wanted to share with you an early preview of some work I’ve been doing on some ideas for Kallan Calligraphy, that is the lettering and writing used by the Kallans. It’s been fun trying to work on it so that it has a unique quality, but at the same time isn’t too crazy …

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New Short Stories First Short Story of New Series Available on Patreon

First Short Story of New Series Available on Patreon

The first of a new series of short stories I’ve started working on has been published over on Patreon – The Chair. It’s the first part of a series of stories that will be published under the title Academy. This series will explore a few of the characters that have appeared in my first novel …

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Blogs Origin of my Writing and The Kallans

Origin of my Writing and The Kallans

I’ve been asked why I write stories, and in particular, where did I get the idea for The Kallans from? One is easier than the other to answer! When I was younger, one of my siblings struggled to sleep in the dark. They often worried a lot about whether there were monsters and scary things …

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Book Excerpts Read the first Chapter of The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire

Read the first Chapter of The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire

Hi everyone, I’ve just posted the first chapter of the book The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire on this site for you to read. You can find it here. The first chapter introduces a few of the characters, one of which, Daniel Ravika, is a main character of the whole book. I’d love to hear your feedback …

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New Books The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire is now available!

The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire is now available!

Empire – the first installment of Beginnings, the introductory novels of series The Kallans – is now available in both ePUB format and in printed form. This first part of the story of The Kallans introduces this mysterious people and helps provide some of the background to their story. Where did they come from? How do they view humans on Earth? …

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