Tag Archives: First Contact

A Little Boost


Time to get back on with my writing mission. Some company accounts have cropped up for me to look at and Easter means teenage nightmare home but that’s almost done. I’m well aware that I’ve done little since my previous update on … Continue reading

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Appendix II – the Quest for Meaning


Six months ago I finished work on A Guide to First Contact. I write fiction to explore ideas; in the case of Guide, I wanted to provide the backdrop to the workings of non-human intelligences. Fairly hefty stuff, huh? My … Continue reading

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Science Fiction


Science Fiction narratives can be cowboys transplanted into space; they can also be an exploration of the possible. There are many sub-genres. Some of these have come to embed themselves in the public consciousness in a way that I couldn’t … Continue reading

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New Voyager Spacecraft


The Daily Prompt notes: NASA is building a new Voyager spacecraft that will carry the best of modern human culture. What belongs onboard? Voyager 1 Why describe who and what we are? Why send the innermost secrets of how we … Continue reading

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