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My Short Story Collection, Iron Mosaic, Now Out As An Ebook

And here you see the cover, as created by Gary Gibson, for my collection, Iron Mosaic, now appearing under the Brain In A Jar imprimatur, available from AmazonUK. And LO! for here is the link: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Iron-Mosaic-ebook/dp/B006UMLPGA/ref=pd_rhf_gw_p_t_1#_  

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The Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear An Industrial Welding Helmet

Some of my colleagues in the sci-fi writin’ n’ readin’ demographic are keen as buttons on all and any breakthroughs and shiny new apps, what I call naive technoboosterism. Well, here’s a development that should give many of us pause for thought. Now corporations and governments are using cutting-edge software to generate believable online personas, complete […]

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Updates, Ebooks, and the Chung Kuo website!

First off, yes, I am still neurally- challenged due to synaptic commitment to narrative construction activities – aye, I`m scribbling like daft wee scribbler! And at last I can confirm that hitches and glitches have been overcome and the ebooks of Seeds of Earth and The Ascendant Stars are now available! The Amazon links are: […]

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Blog Oddity

As you can see, this blog comes out courtesy of the WordPress outfit, and the controls and dashboard provide me, the blog owner, with interesting stats and figures. Including search engine terms that people use to find this blog. Among these is someone who just keys in my name – only they misspell it every time. Instead […]

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Bioshock Novel: Ken Levine Salts The Fries

Just found a July interview with Ken Levine, the mastermind behind the groundbreaking game, Bioshock, in which he mentions that the Bioshock novel is being written by non other than…John Shirley! Yes, indeedy, that John Shirley, author of City Come A-Walkin, the Eclipse Trilogy, and loads of great short stories. For more info on Levine […]

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Interview Over At Dave Brendon’s Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Like the title says, a short interview done with David Jooste and which you can read by clicking yon wee linky thing…. http://davebrendon.wordpress.com/2009/04/27/an-interview-with-michael-coble-interview/

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Heaven & Hell: Bible Black. Stomping Rifftastic Goodness!

Can’t help it, I am and will always be a Black Sabbath fan, Dio or Ozzy (who I never compare as they are different vocalists with their own strength and failings). Even if they have to put on a vestigial mask by calling themselves Heaven & Hell…they still rule. I saw them, with Dio, on […]

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Bioshock – Thoughts On The Storyline

Many of the plaudits for Bioshock included praise for its involving storyline, in-depth narrative and rich background. But when you read what Ken Levine (the eminence gris behind the Bioshock concepts) has to say about the game story you start to realise some interesting home truths about game narratives. Levine said that the Bioshock story […]

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First Person Shooters: An Addict Speaks

Well, of course, since I`m workin’ like a DOG on book 2 of the Humanity’s Fire trilogy (The Orphaned Worlds) it is completely and utterly and utterly completely verboten for me to be playing any computer games which, for me, means FPS or First Person Shooters. Which is why I’m writing this post as a kind […]

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Iron Mosaic: Short Stories, Tall Tales, Condensed Epics, And Enigmatic Narratives

 Landmarks are important. I began writing with serious intent back in 1986, and my first story acceptance was Writing For A Dying, a Barkeristic horror story which appeared in a UK small press zine called Cassandra Anthology that same year. My first professional sale was Waltz In Flexitime, a nifty, quickfooted little time-travel story which appeared […]

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STAKING OUT MY YOUTUBE CLAIM

Yes, with the skill and art of the redoubtable Mr Peri Urban, yours truly has started up me own Youtube channel, complete with an inaugural movie. Check it out at – http://uk.youtube.com/user/michaelcobley Once I figure out how to embed it here, it will be done, for now would you kindly click on da link?

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