So, a little bit about myself. Obviously, from the tag line at the top of this blog, I would hope you are aware that I aspire to be a writer, currently of the part time variety. My chosen genres are Science Fiction and Fantasy, influenced by three decades of reading and other such maligned activities; activities which I suspect are shared by the majority of, if not all Science Fiction and/or Fantasy writers. Authors which I find myself gravitating toward include Raymond E Feist, David Weber, Alastair Reynolds and RA Salvatore, their style of story telling, whilst middle of the road, being the style I would wish to emulate.
Beyond Science Fiction and Fantasy, my occupation is that of self employed IT Consultant and Architect. Based in the South Coast of England, my wife and I have two young and wonderful children, who are being a constant source of joy and inspiration.
Outside of work, I am a qualified Martial Arts Instructor and keen squash player, as well as enjoying such things as paintballing, computer gaming and the occasional visit to pub.
PS – If this all sounds a bit dull and boring, I would point out that a lifestyle full of risk and intrigue would leave little time for someone to blog, let alone write Science Fiction and Fantasy. In fact, I would hypothesize that leading such a boring life is in fact an enabler for someone to be able to write the exact opposite. Therefore, you should expect my writing to be explosive and full of twists and turns at the very least.