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Hotel Galileo Publication Date

I'm very pleased to announce that my novella 'The Hotel Galileo' will be published in about a week's time. All being well, the book will be available by June 5th. For people in North America, it will be available for purchase from Amazon.com. (I will post details and links asap.) Because of the large shipping costs, UK/European residents will have an alternative option to purchase the book - I will provide more info on that nearer publication date.

Battlestar Galactica - How did I miss this?

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I've recently been watching the TV series Battlestar Galactica on DVD as I completely missed it when it was on the telly. I believe the final season aired earlier this year. Hearing good things about it, I went back and started with the initial mini-series, then watched season one and two back to back. And so far, I'm impressed. Very impressed.

When I tell people about it, their intial reaction is always the same: "Battlestar Galactica? That was for kids, wasn't it?" No, no, no, I say. This is the new version, the 're-imagining' as it's known. And that's exactly what it is. Taking the central idea of the original 1978 series, the producers have refashioned it, exploiting its full potential and bringing it bang up to date. It makes you realise how good that idea was in the first place, it was just a shame it came so soon after the massive impact of Star Wars and ended up suffering from that, I think. Anyway, this new incarnation is a million light y…

Arkham Tales Issue 3

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