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Event 4

Event 4

Phew! What an amazing five days! Two members of the IQ team (namely: Sara and Peter) along with a few authors (namely: Ben, Matthew and David) spent time around two tables at the amazing LonCon3 (the 72nd WorldCon Sci-Fi convention), held at the ExCel in London, UK.

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Event 3

Event 3

Phew! What an amazing five days! Two members of the IQ team (namely: Sara and Peter) along with a few authors (namely: Ben, Matthew and David) spent time around two tables at the amazing LonCon3 (the 72nd WorldCon Sci-Fi convention), held at the ExCel in London, UK....

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Event 2

Event 2

Phew! What an amazing five days! Two members of the IQ team (namely: Sara and Peter) along with a few authors (namely: Ben, Matthew and David) spent time around two tables at the amazing LonCon3 (the 72nd WorldCon Sci-Fi convention), held at the ExCel in London, UK....

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Why would you even want a Damsel?

Why would you even want a Damsel?

One of my favourite animated series was, and still is, The Mysterious Cities of Gold. It aired on the BBC in the very late eighties and it has always been a huge comfort and inspiration to me. Aside from the character of navigator Mendoza’s gravity-defying cape and...

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Literacy: Life and Death

Literacy: Life and Death

Literacy ought to be a topic of concern for any author, since – obviously – it goes straight to the heart of what we do, but even we don't appreciate quite how much it has become a matter of life and death. Few people do, apparently, but a report from the National...

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Reading the Wind

Reading the Wind

I never thought of myself as a writer. I read fiction nonstop and even wrote some Tolkien fanfiction, but in my mind, that didn't make me a writer; I also taught technical writing to college students. About that kind of writing, I counted as an expert. Still, that...

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A Man Writing Heroines

A Man Writing Heroines

Here's a story about D&D, listening and trying to be a good ally. Why am I, a man, writing about heroines? Let me tell you a story. A friend told me about a game of Dungeons & Dragons he’d played. The Dungeon Master was keen to create a diverse world, so he...

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