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05 December, 2020 Hardcovers
I'm starting to make hardcovers of my novels available, and you can see the current list here. [...]
25 September, 2020 Megabus One released
Hal Spacejock Megabus One has been released. Includes Hal Spacejock books 1-5, plus the Visit and Framed short stories. [...]
25 September, 2020 Hal Spacejock Megabus Two released
Hal Spacejock Megabus Two is out now. Includes Hal Spacejock books 6-10 and Albion, a [...]
25 September, 2020 Four Starters released
Four Starters is out now - includes the first books in the Hal Spacejock, Harriet Walsh, Secret War and Dragon [...]
09 December, 2019 Subscribe to my newsletter and get Hal Zero free!
Hal Zero is an exclusive prequel novella covering events just prior to book one, A Robot Named Clunk. Subscribe to [...]
29 September, 2019 Audiobook: How to Write a Novel
I know a lot of people were asking for this, and here it is at last! Yes, it's the audiobook [...]
15 September, 2019 Hal Spacejock 10 released!
Hal Spacejock 10: Cold Boots is available [...]
28 August, 2019 New Audiobook releases!
July and August have been my biggest months ever for audiobook releases. You can now get your ears on Hal [...]
06 July, 2019 Australian Paperbacks!
I've FINALLY set up printing within Australia for all of my books, so I can now send copies within this [...]
13 June, 2019 The Dragon and Chips audiobooks are here!
Yes, big news! All three books in the Dragon and Chips series are now available in audiobook! Click the covers [...]
30 April, 2019 Secret War: Raiders released
Raiders, the first novel in the Secret War series, is available now in ebook and paperback. Sam Willet, the [...]
20 January, 2019 Hal Spacejock Audiobook available now!
Book one in the Hal Spacejock series (A Robot Named Clunk) is available right now as an unabridged audiobook. Narrated [...]
13 November, 2018 issues for international customers
Over the past few days, many of my ebooks have been showing on with a warning saying 'This title [...]
09 November, 2018 Hal 9 released!
Hal Spacejock 9: Max Damage is available now in paperback and ebook formats. You can get it from all your [...]
09 November, 2018 Hal Omnibus Three released!
Hal Spacejock Omnibus Three is out now. Containing Hal Spacejock books 7-9, plus the Albion novella, it's a bargain-priced way [...]
25 October, 2018 A Pair of Nuts released!
A Pair of Nuts on the Throne was ready sooner than expected, and so ... it's available now! This book [...]
19 September, 2018 Two new pre-orders up!
A Butt of Heads, the second book in my crazy Robot vs Dragons fantasy series, will be released in ten [...]
30 August, 2018 2018 Back to School blog
How I came to write Hal Junior Back in 2010 I was a stay-at-home dad for my two daughters, and [...]
20 August, 2018 Dragon & Chips released!
Yes, it's here! Back in April 2018, on the first of the month to be exact, I posted a joke [...]
13 July, 2018 How to Write a Novel out now!
My new title, How to Write a Novel, is available now in paperback and ebook editions. Containing all my knowledge [...]
07 June, 2018 Sierra Bravo out now!
Sierra Bravo, book three in the Harriet Walsh series, is available now in paperback and ebook format. Check the [...]
07 June, 2018 How to Write a Novel available now!
My new title, How to Write a Novel, is available now in paperback and ebook editions. It contains all my [...]
16 May, 2018 Four big giveaways!
My works have been included in four Instafreebie giveaways this month. To download free copies of my stuff, and many [...]
03 May, 2018 Alpha Minor released
The second novel in the Harriet Walsh series is out now!. Available from all major retailers, this book continues Harriet's [...]
03 May, 2018 Free ebooks!
I'm participating in the Laughter is the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy ebook giveaway. Follow the link and help yourself [...]
02 April, 2018 Peace Force released
No, not a joke! Peace Force, the first Harriet Walsh novel, is available now in ebook and paperback. The sequel [...]
15 March, 2018 Hal 8 Released 15th Mar
Hal Spacejock 8: Double Trouble will be released on the 15th March, 2018. Available in ebook and paperback, this is [...]
13 March, 2018 Harriet Walsh Draft Complete
I've finished writing Harriet Walsh: Peace Force, and it's now gone out to my Alpha readers. I'm looking to publish [...]
13 March, 2018 Alpha Minor Announced
Work is in progress on the second Harriet Walsh novel, Alpha Minor. A release is scheduled for the second half [...]
09 February, 2018 Hal 8 Draft Complete!
The first draft of [Hal8Title] is all but complete, and I'm about to start the first editing pass. After that [...]
02 June, 2017 I'm on Patreon
Because I barely have time to write any more (we all have to pay the bills!), I've set up a [...]
03 April, 2017 Hal 8 in progress
Okay, so it's been a while. It's been a LONG while, and I'm sorry about that. Writing is a passion, [...]
01 June, 2014 New Release ... Hal Spacejock 7: Big Bang
Hal Spacejock 7: Big Bang is available now in ebook and paperback (Amazon/Book Depository) editions. The ebook edition is available [...]
07 March, 2014 Hal Spacejock 7 RSN!
Hal Spacejock 7: Big Bang is complete, and barring any last-minute editing the entire novel (as well as part 10) [...]
10 June, 2013 Cover reveal: [Hal8Title]
Follow this link to see the draft cover for [Hal8Title]. Hal 8 will be released March [...]
9 June, 2013 New Release: Hal 7 Part Two
Hal Spacejock 7: Big Bang is being released as a serialised novel in 8-10 parts. The second part is available [...]
7 June, 2013 New Release - Hal 7 Part One
Hal Spacejock 7: Big Bang is being released as a serialised novel in 8-10 parts. The first part is available [...]
03 June, 2013 New Release: Hal Spacejock 6 Safe Art
It's a new Hal Spacejock release! Barely six months after the release of Hal Spacejock 5: Baker's Dough, comes a [...]
20 July, 2012 Hal Spacejock Omnibus
The first Hal Spacejock Omnibus has just been released in mobi and epub formats. This collection includes the first three [...]
14 July, 2012 Hal Spacejock se pose en France !
Hal Spacejock se pose en France ! (English version below) Après sept années à parcourir l'Australie et la Nouvelle-Zélande, Hal [...]
06 July, 2012 Hal Spacejock 5 Released!
I'm happy to announce the general release of Hal Spacejock 5: Baker's Dough. You'll find links to online sellers on [...]
03 July, 2012 Hal 5 Sample Chapter!
The release of Hal Spacejock 5 is imminent, and to celebrate the launch you can now download the first chapter [...]
26 June, 2012 Hal Junior 2 Paperback Release
Hot on the heels of the Kindle release comes the paperback edition of Hal Junior 2: The Missing Case. You [...]
26 June, 2012 Hal Spacejock Paperbacks - worldwide!
Hal Spacejock book 5 is getting closer and closer (July, folks!), but in the meantime brand new paperback editions have [...]
17 June, 2012 Hal Junior 2 Kindle release
Hal Junior 2: The Missing Case is out now on Amazon Kindle (and UK), with a worldwide paperback release to [...]
17 June, 2012 New Release: Collect One-Two
A few days ago Hal Junior 2: The Missing Case went live. It's already started selling and initial feedback has [...]
07 June, 2012 Hal 4 Wallpaper
To celebrate the release of the new Hal Spacejock covers, I've uploaded a version of the Hal 4 jacket minus [...]
14 November, 2011 Five new short stories
Today I released five brand new short stories, which have never been published or seen outside my own hard drive. [...]
10 October, 2011 Worldwide release
The paperback edition of Hal Junior is now available worldwide. Australia $16.95, USA $6.99 and UK 5.99 It's a special [...]
26 September, 2011 Signed copies available
I recently set up a page where you can order signed, personalised copies of The Secret Signal, book one in [...]
16 August, 2011 Hal Spacejock on Kindle
For six years now I've tried to make the Hal Spacejock books available to readers in the UK and USA. [...]
15 August, 2011 Hal Jnr Released
October 1st, 2011 - mark that in your diary, Hal fans! Yes, it's a junior series written for 9-12 year [...]
27 July, 2011 Book Review - 7th Sigma by Steven Gould
7th Sigma (Jul 2011, Steven Gould, publ. Tor, 978-0-312-87715-6, $24.99, 384pp, hc) It's rare for me to read a novel [...]
26 July, 2011 SF Novelists Opening Acts Sampler
SFNovelists is a group of professional Science Fiction and Fantasy authors who recently put together a FREE sampler comprising 25 [...]
25 July, 2011 A Hal moment of my own
For the past decade I've been writing novels about a broke, error-prone freighter pilot called Hal Spacejock. 'Error prone' explains [...]
04 June, 2011 Eschewing publishers
Over the past 12 months I've been working on a new science fiction series for younger readers (junior/upper primary/middle grade). [...]
21 March, 2011 Ebooks outselling print
In May this year Amazon reported they'd sold more ebooks than print books per month, for the first time ever. [...]
1 March, 2011 Ebooks now available from
30 Sept, 2012 Hal Junior 3 released!
Hot on the heels of the Kindle release comes the paperback edition of Hal Junior 3: The Gyris Mission. You [...]