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Stephen Willis - Dec 12, 2011

Given the chance, would you prefer to live in the Commonwealth or the Confederation?

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Mallie - Oct 12, 2011

You've answered "No" to a full screenplay of your book series. How about a screenplay based in the universe of one? Totally understand that you don't want to do the full book series, but surely there is a story or two in there that you haven't committed to a book and would consider the big screen for?

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Mark Engelberg - Oct 12, 2011

Given that Edeard went to so much effort to get the timeline just right, why would he risk giving others the ability to rewind and undo his work?

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Jon Hartley - Oct 12, 2011

My first book without much decorative description will be somewhere around 250K words. Do you think is this too long/ambitious to be considered as a d├ębut novel? And secondly, I'd like to include more description but this may well push it beyond 300k words. As the story is (in my humble opinion at least!) very good and fast paced, do you find descriptions tend to slow down how the reader appreciates the work?

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Jamie shelley - Oct 12, 2011

After reading your most recent blog I would like to know why SC-FI books are not fully recognized by the literary community, I have read other genres and other authors works (e.g Asimov) and find it hard to find an answer for myself, is it simply the idea of predicting the future,different writing styles?. Or...(<-- for added...suspension) something deeper? (I would also like to add that i love the little details when reading your books :D)

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Julian Bryden - Oct 12, 2011

The first audiobook I observed was The Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy by the late Douglas Adams which was read to me perfectly by the author. Why is it that you do not read your books into audio format? I feel that stories should be heard/observed as much a read; with understanding of this concept and after observing "The Dreaming Void" read by the great Toby Longworth I feel that observing "The Temporal Void" read by the capable John Lee may not be worth the effort. Considering the odvious quality difference between the two readers with respect to how the Void Trilogy probably should be read, why is it that you did not demand that Toby Longworth complete the audiobook Void Trilogy?

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Generic - Oct 12, 2010

When is your next novel going to be released?

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Generic - Oct 12, 2010

How/where can I get signed copies of your books?

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Generic - Oct 12, 2010

Are your books available in audiobook format?

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Generic - Oct 12, 2010

Are your books available in ebook format?

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