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    The Last Englishman and the Bubble - New SF novel

    The Last Englishman and the Bubble - a dystopian SF novel... Is Kris the last man on Earth? Why does he live in a shack on a lonely Norfolk beach? What happened to the love of his life Samantha? How does he survive alone in a desolate England populated by packs of wild dogs? What event caused...
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    Please recommend me some new books....

    The Last Englishman and the Bubble - a dystopian SF novel Is Kris the last man on Earth? Why does he live in a shack on a lonely Norfolk beach? What happened to the love of his life Samantha? How does he survive alone in a desolate England populated by packs of wild dogs? What event caused...
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    My new novella published if you want to look...

    This is now available at the iBook store as well as smashwords.com. It costs $0.99 or ยฃ0.49p - Tis a bargain!
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    My story needs help.

    Sounds like you need to give the system some kind of snazzy name... 'omnicomp' or something?
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    My new novella published if you want to look...

    Hi My new novella, 'Jones and the Big Jump' was published today, it's an ebook if you want to check it out. It's part space opera, part time travel. Hopefully you will like it... Go here http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/Simontall Cheers!
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    If you could live in any house/castle/space station from a film, where would it be?

    Re: If you could live in any house/castle/space station from a film, where would it b There was a planet in the original series of Star Trek where anything you could think of just appeared for you. That would be a cool place to live...you could ahve a different house/castle/mansion every day of...
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    Sci-Fi Favorite Type of Sci Fi

    I like what is sometimes referred to as 'hard SF' - this often involves technology rooted in reality but which allows us to travel to the stars and beyond. Think Iain M Banks or Alistair Reynolds.
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    terraforming

    I vote for the moon, simply because its nearest, therefore easier to get to and transport things there. Again you would have to build modules/domes to live in and there would be problems like water and growing food - is there water on the moon? hmmm...
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    Alien Cgi

    Do you think anyone believes any of these are real? Are people daft enough?
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    Could you recommend about GOOD space films or shows?

    I used to LOVE Space: above and beyond! I need to see that again... Really fancied the girl in it - is that bad??
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    Could you recommend about GOOD space films or shows?

    Ho do you define 'GOOD'? What do you like?
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    Any Kindle users able to give some help?

    Hi, Smashwords where I published this distributes books to all kinds of ereaders/websites etc including Ibooks, Barnes and Noble, Sony, Diesel, Scrollmotion. They are in technical negotiations with Amazon at the moment and their books (including mine) should appear on the kindle in the coming...
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    Pottermore: Rowling giving back to the fans

    Looks like a way to sell the books all over again to me - this time online and the cynical part of me thinks they will charge for extra snippets that Rowling will include that haven't been in the books before. This way they will make loads more cash sellling something twice. Ripping off the...
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    Sci-Fi Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)

    I dont think they feel pain but would probably be programmed to avoid destruction in order to fulfill their function (e.g. repairing space ships from the outside!). The red hot rods may cause the droid to fail and be destroyed therefore it fears it... Just an idea..
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