'ELITE: OUT OF THE DARKNESS' EBOOK IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD - NOW!
It's been over eighteen months in the making, but finally Elite: Out of the Darkness is available!
Backers at £4 and above:please check for your private Kickstarter update -... Read more
CHECK YOUR ENGINES, COMMANDERS!
Elite: Out of the Darkness is nearly ready for launch: pre-flight checks are well under way and final countdown will commence mid-September, 2014, at the latest.
BACKERS: ENSURE YOUR LANDING... Read more
‘Out of the Darkness’ is OFFICIALLY Elite and Dangerous
I am pleased to be able to tell you, Out of the Darkness was approved by Frontier Developments yesterday and the novel is now an officially recognised part of the... Read more
It’s Alive! Alive I Tell You!
Good news, everyone. The book has been sent to Frontier for approval, and there's been some other positive developments behind the scenes. For details, just go to:
A note... Read more
There Will Be a Delay: An Apology
I offer my apologies to backers for the over-running of the project. The reasons are many, but the book will be finished - just later than intended. Details via the... Read more
‘There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.’
It's been quite a while since my last Kickstarter update, simply out of respect for all those of you who didn't want to be emailed with as much information as... Read more
We're Funded. So, What Happens Next?
Having jumped the funding hurdle with your help it's time to start making plans...
* Most importantly, the pledge for the Elite: Dangerous writer's pack went in this morning, so... Read more
Firstly, I want to reiterate my thanks to everyone for their support, whatever their pledge level and for any promotion they've done.
If you are feeling frustrated that I haven't... Read more
£2500 Reward Decision Made
Thanks for everyone's input. A few key points:
1) The backer has decided not to go ahead with the £2500 pledge. No final commitment was made, nothing legal was broken,... Read more
Backers: It's Your Project and We Have a Decision to Make
You may have noticed the disappearance of the £2500 reward, offering the rights to the non-writing benefits of the writer's pack (as per the Elite:DangerousKickstarter page). As backers, you... Read more
We've Crossed the Frontier!
It's nearly 1.30am as I type this and I've just logged on to find out how things have been going, fully expecting to have reached around £4400. Not even close.... Read more
Announcing a New Top Tier Reward
The £2500 "Hero" Reward: It Secures The Project And Nets You A Dedication In The Book Plus You Get £3000 Worth Of Elite: Dangerous Game Goodies Direct From Frontier As... Read more
Three Unlikely Members of the Elite Group Known as “Writers”
Anyone considering backing a writer for the Elite: Dangerous writer's pack should know the truth, and the truth is most writers are really quite strange human beings...
Just click the... Read more
Can I Write Science Fiction? Here's a sample of my writing so you can judge for yourself...
Recently in the Elite: Dangerous comment thread it was suggested I put a sample of my science fiction writing online so that people can see what Out of the Darkness... Read more
Author Interview: I'm Questioned by Michael Brookes of Frontier Developments
A huge thank you to all my backers so far - the response has been overwhelming and makes me think this project has a chance of being funded after all.... Read more