Early cover concepts . . . Foul Tide’s Turning.

I have just got the early cover concepts in for Foul Tide’s Turning, the second in my Far-called sequence of fantasy books. There’s various options I need to select from ...

New Stephen Hunt novel, In Dark Service, for £1.99 if you pre-order now.

My British publisher Gollancz are reducing the price of their digital e-Book editions debuts this year to £1.99 … for the first week of publication and on any pre-orders as ...

In Dark Service – first look at cover art.

The bound proofs will be going out for In Dark Service very early next year (2014) to reviewers in the media, prior to the book’s official March 20th 2014 publication ...


Jack Cloudie… airship hunting.

My US Publisher – Tor – is bringing out a hardback version ...

Is Stephen Hunt really JK Rowling?

I’m not JK Rowling. Honest. Or am I? And if I was, ...

Jack Vance RIP – the Dying Earth loses its last citizen.

More sad news floats in on the heels of the relatively recent ...

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Embrace solar energy before global warming destroys the world . . . The Burning Answer.

  I have just finished reading Keith Barnham’s excellent non-fiction tome, The Burning Answer: A User’s Guide to the Solar Revolution. This is a book that every climate change denier and big oil executive should be forced to read before they go on TV to spout off about fracking and nuclear power and all the […]

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Shockwave, Darkside (film review).

I don’t often do film reviews, but I’ve got a new one posted over at http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/shockwave-darkside-movie-review/ for science fiction war movie (and meditation on religion/humanity) Shockwave, Darkside. It’s in the same vein as Monsters from 2010 as far as being a small indie production, rather than a product of the Studio system (e.g. not soaked, or stewed in […]

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Just one word. Are you listening?

I want to say one word to you, Benjamin. Just one word. Are you listening? . . . HODOR! Game of Thrones : Hodor in da House from Eclectic Method on Vimeo.

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The zombie fly – the fly that could not die!

Much kerfuffle in the home last night as the younger members of the tribe confused a fly with a wasp and started to sprint around the house, panicking as if an alien invasion was beginning. This was no normal fly, we faced, however. This was the Rambo of flies. This was the fly that has been waiting […]

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Just who was the real God of Chips?

An interesting dinner table debate raged last night at Chez Hunt. Who would be the God of Chips? (that’s French Fries, if you’re reading this in North America . . . USA-style chips are known as ‘Crisps’ on this side of the Big Pond). My suggestion was McCain – invoking one of those Hyborian Age […]

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Time for a book poke in Stoke?

I’m one of the guest authors at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival and will be on a panel there at 13.00pm, this Sunday 8th June at the Abney Public Hall in London’s lovely Stoke Newington (the veritable Riviera of North London?). Here’s the official blurb for the appearance … When it comes to science fiction […]

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Fantasy novel ‘In Dark Service’ is 87% off!

‘In Dark Service’ is currently £1.99 rather than £14.99 (only for a couple of days, though). Thanks Auntie Gollancz. Get yours while it’s hot at . . . UK – http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dark-Service-Far-Called-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B00IXTQ9QY/ USA – http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Service-Far-Called-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B00IXTQ9QY/

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Forbidden Planet Megastore (London) book signing by Stephen Hunt in May.

I’ll be launching and signing my novel and first in the Far-called series, In Dark Service, at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Thursday 15th May from 6pm – 7pm. Your teleport co-ordinates are Forbidden Planet London Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, UK. The first novel of a new fantasy series, In Dark Service takes my work in a […]

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Win a chance to fly on a real airship (a rather big one).

You can win a pair of tickets to join Airlander’s latest shareholder, Iron Maiden‘s Bruce Dickinson (and various other celebrities) on the first flight of their massive Airlander airship, complete with an invitation to their launch party. You can even pretend you’re on a RAN airship floating over Jackelia . . . Bruce promises he’ll […]

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Let’s talk about software.

Hey, you. Sit down. It’s time we had that chat. About software. Specifically, the software this author uses to pen his novels. For decades I’ve been using Microsoft Word, upgrading to the latest version with each new desktop purchased. But I’ve finally succumbed to the warm propaganda issued by my fellow writer Michael Marshal Smith, […]

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