RANDOM TRAVEL PIX

This is a selection of pictures from places I’ve been over the last fifteen years. I LOVE to travel. Literally can’t get enough of it but with limited resources it’s always well spaced out.  Seeing other places and people is fascinating and sometimes, intimidating especially when there are language difficulties. But it never fails toContinue reading “RANDOM TRAVEL PIX”

THE GREEN ARMY

EXTRACT FROM THYLACINE– I.D. MARTIN c2016 Available in the Kindle Store at Amazon.com – https://www.amazon.com/Thylacine-Mr-I-D-Martin/dp/1541059786 This story grew out of my concerns for the longevity and effectiveness of the environmental movement in Australia. Having lived through the triumph of the Franklin Dam campaign and the rise of political eco-warriors I was dismayed that time hadContinue reading “THE GREEN ARMY”

EXPLAINING WHAT A STORY IS ALL ABOUT!

Because I write what can be loosely called ‘cross-genre’, sometimes ‘mixed genre’, it’s often difficult to explain to people what a story is all about. “How long have you got?” is often my first response. Anyway, short answers are difficult, so I’ve tried a number of times to break things down to basics. It’s beenContinue reading “EXPLAINING WHAT A STORY IS ALL ABOUT!”

BOOKS WHICH HAVE INSPIRED ME TO WRITE

Link to first novel, The Flame, in the SHEHKRii series at amazon.com – https://amzn.to/3rdOWk0 Over many years I’ve bumped into these books and kept them close. Something in each of them has inspired me and kept me on the writing path. With some, the connection is obvious and others refuse to explain themselves but touchContinue reading “BOOKS WHICH HAVE INSPIRED ME TO WRITE”

SHEHKRii – Novel series

WHAT IF ALL MYTHOLOGIES WERE BUT A PALE AND DISTORTED SHADOW OF THE TRUTH AND CIVILIZATION A CURSE UPON HUMANITY? WHAT IF YOU DISCOVERED THE TRUTH NOT BY ACCIDENT BUT BECAUSE IT SOUGHT YOU OUT! HOW DO YOU RECONCILE PEOPLE WHO HAVE GODLIKE POWERS BUT CLAIM TO BE NOTHING MORE THAN FELLOW TRAVELERS ON THEContinue reading “SHEHKRii – Novel series”

SKINS

EXTRACT FROM THE TRAVEL AGENCY – I.D. MARTIN 2014 Available in the Kindle Store at Amazon.com – http:/www.shorturl.at/tCGTV   REGULATOR 4 CUVALLA – 6TH PLANET EXTANT TO STAR HHH-4/98.34.02 35,000KM STATIONARY ORBIT EVERY ORIFICE, please, Mac.” “Excuse me!” “I assume you viewed the tutorial?” “Yeah, yeah.” Teegan McNamara looked down her nose at the trayContinue reading “SKINS”

THE SLIPWAYS – AN ALTERNATE FTL

EXTRACT FROM THE TRAVEL AGENCY – I.D. MARTIN c2014 Available in the Kindle Store at Amazon.com – http:/www.shorturl.at/tCGTV OBSERVATIONS ON TECHNOLOGICAL BACKGROUND PERSONAL JOURNAL Rrorssh (Egg Guardian to Rahl of the Selekhan Science Academy) The thirty five thousand year (Earth standard) history of the Settled Quarter is one of incremental and heavily managed growth. QuiteContinue reading “THE SLIPWAYS – AN ALTERNATE FTL”

New Developments – 12 Dec 2020

Just finished the third volume of my Shehkrii series ( shorturl.at/cBFKV ) and published it on Amazon through KDP. I’m going to centralize my marketing on my Author Page at Amazon and try to drive sales through Twitter, Amazon Ads and various book/writer sites. Having a few issues updating my WordPress site for a newContinue reading “New Developments – 12 Dec 2020”

Battlelines in publishing

Comments on recent developments in the publishing industry (primarily in the USA) Across the early months of 2012 there has been a concerted and coordinated program of public statements from various sources within traditional publishing that are a clear push-back against the momentum of digital/independent publishing. 2011 has been the year of the Great ChangeContinue reading “Battlelines in publishing”