Can art save us from catastrophe? I was in Madrid for the first time in November 2019, just before COP25, and was blown away by the food and the art. Picasso’s Guernica, in the Museo Reina Sofia, was the main event, a stunning depiction of man’s stupidity stripped bare. When the COP25 UN Climate Change…… Continue reading Guernica by Picasso and climate change
But it’s so 90s In the novel, Rick Deckard is sent to track down replicants in San Francisco – in 1992. The book was written around 1967 by Philip K Dick, and had one of the best titles ever: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 1992 was 25 years ahead of the time of writing.…… Continue reading It’s Blade Runner month, November 2019, live it
It’s a story about how the common people of the world come together to fix the mess made by crooked, oil-sodden dictators, soulless corporations that plunder the planet to benefit only shareholders, and politicians that can’t see beyond the next election. The very existence of the human species, and all the other life that shares…… Continue reading Storytellers! Help us tell the world a great story
Dystopia now? Future Shocks, the first dystopian sci-fi ebook by Gary J Byrnes, is now available in all digital book stores, so that you can enjoy thrilling, dystopian fiction on any device, anywhere. Ready for dystopia? Join the human resistance before AI takes over! A tech mogul gets cloned, to pass his wealth and power…… Continue reading Dystopia now: Future Shocks now in all ebook stores, every sale funds hemp planting
Future Shocks is a revolutionary, new form of digital, quantum fiction, with real-time story extension, real-world participative experience and a Schrödinger’s cat experiment The first science fiction title by bestselling writer Gary J Byrnes, Future Shocks is designed to startle the reader with quantum-sized, thrilling stories of a future where human cloning, algorithms and artificial…… Continue reading Live dystopia, as it happens
Carol Keogh is funding the finishing of two albums under her solo project name, The Wicc. With the funds raised she will invest in next level recording equipment that will enable her to finish this work to a high fidelity standard. Introducing the Wicc-id Woman (of Wexford) Over the past 12 months or so, Keogh…… Continue reading Help fund life-changing music, Carol Keogh is The Wicc
Kids’ books and learning to read I can’t stress the importance of books for kids. I’m a huge fan of the works of Roald Dahl, but there are few other writers who even come close to his ability. So I decided to write some books for my own kids, and to publish them for everyone who sees…… Continue reading Awesome books for kids!