Peter-F.-Hamilton Archive

  • This week’s blogjay is Peter F. Hamilton, who in my view is one of the greatest writers of space opera around – master of widescreen storytelling but able to create...

    SFF Song of the Week: Peter F. Hamilton

    This week’s blogjay is Peter F. Hamilton, who in my view is one of the greatest writers of space opera around – master of widescreen storytelling but able to create...

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  • What’s the best way to kill an alien? Do you zap it with energy beams, blast it with bullets, burn it with a flame-thrower, drop an anti-matter bomb on it,...

    How to Write Action SF

    What’s the best way to kill an alien? Do you zap it with energy beams, blast it with bullets, burn it with a flame-thrower, drop an anti-matter bomb on it,...

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  • I remember the moment when the truth dawned on me…I was  just a nipper and I was watching a Hammer House of Horror movie featuring Christopher Lee as Dracula –...

    Is Urban Fantasy Really ALL About Sex?

    I remember the moment when the truth dawned on me…I was  just a nipper and I was watching a Hammer House of Horror movie featuring Christopher Lee as Dracula –...

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  • I’ve just written a short piece on 3 of my favourite books on my Recently Read shelf, for the Cologne-based blog Mimesis Virtualis (cool name!) run by the indefatigable Frank...

    3 Books

    I’ve just written a short piece on 3 of my favourite books on my Recently Read shelf, for the Cologne-based blog Mimesis Virtualis (cool name!) run by the indefatigable Frank...

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  • Crime has been good to me over the years. One of my first and best jobs in television was as a script editor on the cult BBC series The Paradise...

    On Writing Science Fiction

    Crime has been good to me over the years. One of my first and best jobs in television was as a script editor on the cult BBC series The Paradise...

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