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I'm a published author of popular philosophy, a fledgling sci-fi writer, and a professional illustrator, based in the UK. I offer book cover design through Reedsy, and when I have time, I run The Illustrated Book Club. You can follow me on Twitter and Facebook.

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OUT NOW: MUNKi - A sci-fi novel set in the near future, MUNKi is an intricate cybergothic fairy tale, a philosophical exploration of memory, death and identity, and the ambiguous role that technology has come to play in all our lives. Find out more...

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CURRENTLY FREE: Descartes's Dog - an essay on animals, machines, and the problem of other minds.

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Pale Kings: A Merrywhile Novella

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This week sees the release of Pale Kings, a novella set in the same near-future universe as MUNKi, but with a lighter, more comedic vibe.

It is currently FREE as an ebook, or you can buy the paperback. See the book's page on my website for more details and links. Read more of this blog post »
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