Next Weekend Is Ytterbium AKA Eastercon – Here’s What I’m Up To
I will be at the Ytterbium Eastercon, held next weekend at the Park Inn hotel, Heathrow. As show above, I`m doing a reading on the Friday evening, 7pm, alongside two other authors – I`ll be reading from my most recent novel, Splintered Suns, then an excerpt from a short story due to appear in […]Read More
‘SPLINTERED SUNS’ Cover reveal – complete with senses-shattering soundtrack!
The monthly SciFiNow were very kind enough to help out with the reveal for my forthcoming book, SPLINTERED SUNS, by showing it on their website. Here’s the link to it, which includes a teaser summary of what readers might encounter within its vibrant pages! . https://www.scifinow.co.uk/news/splintered-suns-by-michael-cobley-cover-reveal/ . And now, just for a bit of fun, […]Read More
So, Who To Cast In My Imaginary Movie Of ‘Ancestral Machines’?
Here’s a little bit o’ devil may care speculation on which actors I like in the movie of my book. And, yknow, who can tell what’s gonna happen? http://mybookthemovie.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/michael-cobleys-ancestral-machines.html Here we are, from left to right – Lt Samantha Brock (Zoe Saldana), Captain Brannan Pyke (Colin O’Donoghue) and Dervla (Mallory Jansen)Read More
A Mike Cobley Reddit AMA, As I Live & Breathe!
Yes, indeedy, yr humble scribe shall be hosting an AMA (ask me anything) on the all-encompassing Reddit website/hub/core/fountofallcomment – at 5pm GMT! The actual url for this happening is – https://www.reddit.com/r/sciencefiction Although you`ll probably need to have a reddit account in order to post questions to me. I`m looking forward to it, and to the […]Read More
And What A Very Big Convention It Was
Was at Loncon3, the 2014 World SF Convention, held in London at the Excel Centre, a vast megahangar of such staggering proportions it felt like it had dropped off the end of one of Banksie’s GSVs! I think its about half a mile long and, astonishingly, amongst all the fooderies and eateries there was not […]Read More
Humanity’s Fire Book Movie (late arrival)
Cannot believe that I somehow forgot to post the link here to the movie-trailer for The Ascendant Stars – it was on the list of posts and reachouts to fulfill but….ach, must have had a senior moment of some kind. Darn, another coupla million braincells gone west. But anyway, now, here it is! The Battle […]Read More
Update On Humanity’s Fire Trilogy In The USA
USA edition of Seeds Of Earth paperback Here it is, the full wraparound of the US paperback edition of Seeds Of Earth. Still using the Steve Stone artwork in all its epic glory!Read More
So To Prestatyn – The SFX Weekender 2012
Some of you reading this may well have been to one of the previous SFX Weekender jamborees, but this will be my first. Catching the train on the morning of Friday February 3rd down to Prestatyn on the north Wales coast (not so very far southwest of Liverpool), and to the Pontins holiday resort there […]Read More
Humanity’s Fire Vol3: The Ascendant Stars Cover
Thought I would share the sheer viridian excellence of the cover for The Ascendant Stars, as created by the ever-megatalented Steve Stone. Oh, those ships!Read More
AYE WRITE – the Glasgow Book Festival (I`ll be there!)
Thought I’d send up a flare on this, giving those of you in the vicinity a heads-up about the Aye Write festival. I’ll be taking part in an SF panel entitled ‘The Early Days Of A Better Future’, scheduled for Sunday March 7th, taking place at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow, between 8pm and 9.30pm. […]Read More