The Seeds of Winter finally has a new cover! As subscribers already know, I’m going wide in October, meaning that Seeds will be available from more outlets, including Apple, B&N, Kobo, and Google Play. I’ll reveal the new cover exclusively in my September Newsletter. Not signed up? You can do so on the right!
BLURB Kenzie spent 10 years inside the enemy’s base. He watched from Sub 9 as Cytos fell, and humanity was destroyed before his very eyes. You may know where he ended up, but you have no idea how it all began. This is his story and these are his struggles. From the world of Watcher comes this exclusive novella, Kenzie. Find out where it all began. FIRST CHAPTER Chapter 1 I had learned a long time ago, that if you can’t prove yourself useful to someone, then you might as well be a liability. And that’s what I became. Read More
BLURB Set in a futuristic London in a world ravaged by war, Walking Barefoot explores the life of Will, past and present. The cocksure eighteen year old who goes travelling in a bid to find himself. The city-living adult who struggles to be happy despite his well paid job, upper quadrant apartment and sexy girlfriend. When nightmares begin to haunt his sleeping and waking life, Will is unsure whether he is suffering from the illness that killed his father or being led by unseen forces to uncover a city-wide conspiracy. As his paranoia heightens he must ask himself – is Read More
In this post, I discuss the dystopic setting of my upcoming novel, The Seeds of Winter. The setting for my novel The Seeds of Winter is a dystopic landscape born of the struggle between three factions desperate to create their own utopias. Inspired by The Artilect War, Cosmists vs. Terrans: A Bitter Controversy Concerning Whether Humanity Should Build Godlike Massively Intelligent Machines by Professor Hugo de Garis, The Seeds of Winter takes place in the aftermath of his predicted Artilect War, a global conflict over the creation of artificial intelligence. Each of the factions involved wished to create the version Read More
This week, Claire Buss describes the setting of her dystopic novel The Gaia Effect and what inspired its creation. The Gaia Effect is set on Earth, two hundred years in the future, after a High Energy Radiation (HER) War has wiped out much of the human race and devastated the surface of the planet. Shortly after the war ended a company known as Corporation was instrumental in creating fifty safe cities across the world, each one protected by forcefields from the toxicity beyond yet isolated from each other and left alone to survive. Toxic radiation had sterilised the remnants of Read More