Pete Ford


Pete Ford is an English writer living in Colorado and making a living writing software for the U.S. Government--which is as uninteresting as you probably think.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
I'm working on a science-fiction novel - although it might be better described as four novella-length stories following the adventures of the same central character. At this moment I have outlines of the stories and I'm building those up with more detail.
Who are your favorite authors?
Iain M Banks, Neil Gaiman, Kameron Hurley, Robert Silverberg, Ursula K Le Guin, James S A Corey, Kevin Hearne, Beth Bernobich, Chuck Wendig, Emma Newman . . . those are just the ones that spring to mind right now. I have a lot of favourites.
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Where to buy in print


Finish Your Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you ever had an idea for a book, and started to write it—and managed only a page or two before the words dried up? In this book I show how to develop a story and characters from a vague idea to a complete storyline, and use that as a roadmap that keeps the writing on track. The book is intentionally short—read it in an hour, use it right away, and then keep it as a handy reference.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,810. Language: British English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
After a friend dies in suspicious circumstances, John Vaux finds himself torn from his quiet life and thrown into an adventure that carries him across the huge planet Pavonis in search of an ancient artifact that will change the world. But he must find it before the fanatics who will destroy it to protect the status quo, and who will kill anyone who gets in their way.

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