When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I love the great outdoors and I enjoy skiing, walking and camping.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I have to confess I search the usual suspect websites for my favourite authors. Though - I'm a great science fiction fan and I'm always on the look out for new reads.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I've been writing snippits for years, but have never done anything with them. Short stories - often excerpts of my previous life as a soldier, so no, I suppose I don't remember the first story I wrote.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Describe your desk
Messy! It's crammed into the corner of my living room. [Update] My desk got too small, now that I write full time I have a tiny garden 'shed' with my desk and PC in it. My two big dogs occasionally sneak in to keep me company.
What's the story behind your latest book?
My latest book is Hunt for the Saiph, book 3 in the Saiph Series. It continues on from Search for the Saiph and adds a new villainous enemy ;) The Creator.
What are you working on next?
I'm working on two projects. Firstly 'Invasion' book 1 of the K'Tai War series and an as yet untitled book 4 of the Saiph series. Both are military sci-fi - my favourite! Although the K'Tai war series will be a bit of a departure from my epic scale Saiph series, the story revolves around a family and is more character based. Both are due out 2016.
How do you approach cover design?
Simple - I ask the wife to do it! She, luckily, has a degree in art and design. I tell her the premise of the book and she comes up with the design. You can see her work at http://www.theGuildedQuill.com
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