Rules to be broken?

If anything, the fact that these genres are so wide open mean that there are tons of rules out there, some unspoken and some written in black and white. And sometimes, breaking the rules is the only way to tell a really fascinating story. Here are 10 rules of SF and fantasy that more authors should consider breaking from time to time.

Go on you lot: get on with it! 😉

Let’s Start Again – The Book

The book of the competition.

The top entries from the recent ABC tales competition ‘Let’s Start Again’ have now been published in book form.

Regular readers might remember that my story of the same name placed third.

There are lots of other great stories in the book. Have a look:

Let’s Start Again: The Book edited by John Wilks

New to Monsta – ‘The God Kings’

Introducing the first story on the new platform that didn’t make an appearance on the old one.

(edit) ‘The God Kings’‘ was my first paid short story publication. It is a science fiction story about the conflict between the temptations of god-hood and the joys of fish and chips (amongst other things).

This story was previously published in Alien Skin Magazine.