Graeme Ing


Graeme is a writer of speculative fiction. He probably won’t fall into existing pigeonholes, but hang around and you’ll get to read tales of fantasy, science-fiction, paranormal, cyberpunk, steampunk and who knows what.

He recently published his first fantasy novel, "Ocean of Dust", and is hard at work on his second, a dark fantasy full of undead, destruction, and a sinister pact. The hero is cocky and sarcastic, but a hero none-the-less.

Born in England in 1965, Graeme lives in San Diego, California. His career as a software engineer and development manager spans 25 years, including the development of a dozen computer games for consoles, home computers and online. He is also an avid D&D nerd, armchair mountaineer, astronomer, mapmaker, pilot and general geek. He and his wife, Tamara, share their house with six crazy cats.

Smashwords Interview

What do your fans mean to you?
For me, it's all about the reader. I can enjoy my worlds and stories in my head, but what motivates me to spend thousands of hours writing and polishing a book is so that readers can enjoy it too. I love to hear from readers: learn what they liked, their interpretations of my characters, their questions about my worlds. It's amazing what insight I can gain from that. I appreciate every person who takes the time to read my books, and hope they believe it was time well spent.
What are you working on next?
Right now I am polishing a dark fantasy about a necromancer. I hope it will break the usual cliches. He's cocky, sarcastic but definitely a hero. Along with his feisty female apprentice, he becomes embroiled in a sinister plot that threatens to kill tens of thousands. It's a tale of determination and love in the face of adversity, of betrayal, forgiveness, and other good stuff. Look for it in 2014.
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Where to find Graeme Ing online

Where to buy in print


Ocean of Dust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,120. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fourteen-year old Lissa is enslaved on a ship traveling on a waterless ocean of gray dust. A feisty, curious and intelligent girl, she becomes embroiled in the mysteries of the dust. All is not as it seems, and she must unravel the clues before it’s too late. When a sinister plot casts her adrift on the barren ocean, everything hinges upon her courage and quick wits.

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