Gareth Renowden


Gareth Renowden is an award-winning writer based in New Zealand. His work has appeared in magazines and newspapers in Britain, New Zealand and the USA. Follow developments in the Burning World at the Burning World blog and on Facebook. Gareth’s personal blog can be found at the Limestone Hills web site and his climate change blog at

Smashwords Interview

What happens if you don't write?
I get an itch. Finishing a major piece is nice, of course, like stopping banging your head against a wall, but after a few days I start to want to write something -- anything. Friends might get long emails, columns may get written. But knuckling down to start another major piece is very hard. I am a past master at dissembling. I can suddenly find a million things that need doing around the farm, or that need reading on the internet. Finally, the itch overcomes the inertia, and I'm off...
What do you read for pleasure?
You can't be a good writer if you don't read good books, so I try very hard to home in on those. In the days of difficult digital discovery, I tend to look out for new works by my favourite authors.
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Where to find Gareth Renowden online


The Aviator
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,700. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Flying around a world battered by rapid climate change and struggling with economic collapse in his hi-tech airship, Lemmy encounters the remnants of our civilisation – the artificial intelligences searching for the singularity, a rocking bishop in his flying cathedral, the last climate sceptics, the technovegans and deep green terrorists, billionaire libertarians in their bubble, and much more.

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