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On futurism

“Tackling the challenge of sustainable urban design for the whole planet and not just for a few privileged countries or social groups, requires a vast stage in the imagination.”

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Post-Mortem: Readers Like You

“I’m keen to use the Idle Fiction Jam to push myself as a writer, exploring new challenges and addressing the flaws in my style and technique. ‘Readers Like You’ unfortunately exhibits a number of those flaws.”

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Post-Mortem: A Person Shaped Thing

[This is] unusual writing for me as it’s essentially realist fiction and features no genre elements whatsoever. I’ve dabbled with this before but it’s not something I do regularly, and I enjoyed the challenge of writing a series of vignettes featuring vulnerable people living and working in Britain today.

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Idle Fiction Jam Post-Mortems

I decided that if I were to write fiction again I wanted to make a break with my past work and attempt to address these weaknesses. For better or worse that’s something I’m trying to do with the IFJ.

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Readers Like You

CANDIDATE UJ02XV-110011: Male. 26.4 cycles. Region: ‘Africa’’ { 26.2041° S, 28.0473° E }. Tracked disciplines: communication, information composition/dissemination. Status: monitoring. Addendum: active studies { ‘Hepatic Disease Rates in Cultural Producers’ ; ‘Non-Binary Theory and Obsessive-Compulsive Tendencies: Terrans’ }.