Steve Merrick


Steve Merrick is a science fiction writer whose stories use the future in an allegorical way to reflect the present.

Merrick, an environmental activist, otherwise known as Steve’s Evil Empire (stevesevilempire), is a professional photojournalist who covers science based journalism in addition to current events. His interest in physics and marine biology have fuelled his love for science fiction.

When he’s not writing, Steve enjoys cycling and the occasional tree-hugging.

Where to find Steve Merrick online

Where to buy in print


The Konichiwa Collective
Series: Awash In Starlight, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,590. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
All is not well aboard the CRR Konichiwa, Asterio D class ship, carrying survivors from yet another disaster on Earth, Calico and Alice really do have their work cut out for them, because after a 950 year journey, none of the sleeping refugee settlers wants to wake up. Dedicated to Lewis Carroll, the book is a blend of Alice in Wonderland and hard sci fi, with more than a few character twists.
The Legend Of The Blue Dasher (Awash In Starlight) (Pre-flight edition)
Series: Awash In Starlight, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When the infant Fenguang He Xingyun, a sole survivor was pulled alive from the rubble of a bomb blast he got that name, Crazy mans Luck. 8 years later and the Earth has only one commodity left, Its children and the eight year old Xingyun is going to need more than luck to escape the trap of his home world, alive.
The Magic Laptop Ride (Reprise, stevesevilempire Blog, Remix.) 3rd edition.
Price: Free! Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Polynesian Space Gazette reviewers comments. "This book is so good it should be illegal." 23 original short stories, available for free at smashwords. This is the all new, The Magic Laptop Ride (Reprise, stevesevilempire Blog, Remix.) 3rd edition. Enjoy it for free here at smashwords.
The Navigator (Awash In Starlight)
Series: Awash In Starlight, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,940. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Meet Kego O'grady. He is the bastard son of a god like virus, although that is the least of his worries as the Munich Virus has wiped out humanity. This science fiction book will make you question many of the foundations that have evolved around us all. it is illuminating, frightening and occasionally very funny.

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