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Adam J. Smith

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in Birmingham, The United Kingdom
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Adam J Smith lives in the UK, publishing art books and writing novels, short stories and poetry. He’s an avid reader and his favourite storytellers include Jeffrey Eugenides, Stephen King, Isaac Asimov, plus many others - an eclectic mix! He loves old sci-fi and pulp novels, but equally horror and literary novels that are particularly well written.

He enjoys writing science-fiction, horror, ghost stories, and short stories. He often posts flash fiction pieces on his blog: https://adamjsmithauthor.blogspot.com, and shares his and other work on Twitter.

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Adam J. Smith Thanks for asking! It's a continuation - the Neon series as a whole will be 3 trilogies: Neon Sands, Neon City & Neon Driver. The cliched rule of 3 is…moreThanks for asking! It's a continuation - the Neon series as a whole will be 3 trilogies: Neon Sands, Neon City & Neon Driver. The cliched rule of 3 is going into exponential overdrive. The idea is that each will be thematically slightly different, exploring a wide cast of characters, some that will drop in and out, all building towards a Neon X conclusion! (less)
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Grab it free! Hi all. I have an easy reading recommendation for you this week - Lullaby by Daniel Barnett. You can check out my review here! Spoiler, the sun has disappeared, and strange goings-on are a-foot, wrapped around get writing. 
 On the personal side, it's hard to believe it's almost September. Where has the time gone? Adventures to South Wales aside, we've been tucked inside working f Read more of this blog post »
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The Stand is fantastic. Imagine an flue outbreak, not unlike our very own COVID-19, except this one is deadlier. It kills 99% of all population. And those left behind start having almost prophetic dreams of a 108-year old black woman called " Read more of this review »
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“the young looked to the old and tried to blame them; the old looked to the young and despaired that nothing had changed and this was the world they’d brought them into.”
Adam J. Smith, Neon Sands: A Dystopian Sci-fi: The Neon Sands Trilogy

“He supposed he’d never get used to it; the taste of a thousand – a million – who knew how many – scorched and vaporised bodies, and chemistry; from dust to dust, my father, O father; from dust to dust, an organic offering to the sun, to night, to all the other suns and their planets and their moons; this cocktail of dust that tasted and smelled like death. How could anyone ever get used to it?”
Adam J. Smith, Neon Sands

“It was ash on fingertips, and vast. Stepping upon it gave the impression that it had come not from below, buffed by millions of years of wind slicing against rock, but rather from above; that perhaps it had drifted down and settled here. The layers undulated from an inch to hundreds of feet thick. Red storms swept and swirled, colouring the atmosphere with grains so light it took days until the air became clear again: shifting from bloodshot and murky to a jaundiced yellow, the sepia sun somewhere above the thick cloud-layer.”
Adam J. Smith, Neon Sands

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“He supposed he’d never get used to it; the taste of a thousand – a million – who knew how many – scorched and vaporised bodies, and chemistry; from dust to dust, my father, O father; from dust to dust, an organic offering to the sun, to night, to all the other suns and their planets and their moons; this cocktail of dust that tasted and smelled like death. How could anyone ever get used to it?”
Adam J. Smith, Neon Sands

“It was ash on fingertips, and vast. Stepping upon it gave the impression that it had come not from below, buffed by millions of years of wind slicing against rock, but rather from above; that perhaps it had drifted down and settled here. The layers undulated from an inch to hundreds of feet thick. Red storms swept and swirled, colouring the atmosphere with grains so light it took days until the air became clear again: shifting from bloodshot and murky to a jaundiced yellow, the sepia sun somewhere above the thick cloud-layer.”
Adam J. Smith, Neon Sands

“I never thought I’d be here alone, though. It never occurred to me I might have to venture into the darkness by myself. I unsnap my snowshoes and sit down in the snow, huddled up in my parka. I stare into the tunnel’s gaping maw as the light from the wind up flashlight slowly yellows and fades. I’m not sure I can go on.”
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Rebecca Gransden Thanks for the recommendation Adam!


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