I watched Question Time the other night, the one with the racist nut on it and was struck by a comment from one of the questioners in the audience who seemed to have some kind of beef with some of the language being used. You can see her full comment for yourself here on YouTube,
In Railroaded I thought of an easy way people could exchange personal information with mobile phones. The other day I came across the ‘Bump‘ iphone app that now does exactly that. Instead of pressing a button you simply turn the app on and ‘bump’ the phones together. I admit their execution is better but I
I’m a science fiction fan but not a die-hard nerd so I had never heard of the sub-genre of ‘Mundane Science Fiction’. Probably not a positively eye-catching sub-genre on the face of it but the idea behind it is it only uses science and technology that is either acheivable or extremely, very nearly acheivable. I
The pain! The humiliation! The second rejection for ‘Railroaded’ plus a rejection for a short story just to twist the knife a little more. I’ve just finished another short story and going to start another one this weekend…because I just can’t get enough rejection in my life.