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RIP Android Magazine – My First Print Gig

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Well, that was a lot of fun while it lasted. Sadly, Android Magazine is no more, with issue 63 its final edition. Back in early 2013 I was contacted by then-editor Andy Betts, who had seen some of my Android-related

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Slight Victory of the Former Doctor Who Website Owner


Damn. I really don’t want to keep banging on about this… but things haven’t quite been sorted out with the use of my name at What’s worse, I thought things had been fixed… which superficially, they have. The problem

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SheKnows Nothing


As technology writing and family life have occupied my time over the past few months, I’ve not really been keeping an eye on what – the website that I setup in 2004 with illustrator Anthony Dry – was up

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Staying in Touch with Doctor Who…


Just a few months after quitting Kasterborous, I’ve contributed to the Doctor Who Appreciation Society’s fanzine, Celestial Toyroom, with a post discussing popular conspiracy theories within Doctor Who. Head to the DWAS website to find out more, which coincidentally also

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Time for a Change!


Felt it was time to deliver a more vibrant and professional feel to my site, and bring in a regular blog as well as reference to my ongoing work with MakeUseOf and various Imagine Publishing titles. It has been 4

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My Latest Ebook: From Print To Kindle And Beyond

Your Guide To Self-Publishing. From Print To Kindle And Beyond by Christian Cawley

I’ve just discovered that my latest eBook, From Print To Kindle And Beyond, has been published. Available through MakeUseOf and on Amazon for Kindle devices, the book draws on my experiences writing and publishing Ultimate Regeneration in 2010-2011. For me,

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Catch My Contributions to Android Magazine!


Although my updates here have been sparse of late – something I hope to remedy soon – I’ve been busy elsewhere. One organ that has seen several contributions is Android Magazine from Imagine Publishing. I was lucky enough to be

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More from Elite: Dangerous

Elite: Dangerous can be backed on Kickstarter

Now halfway towards the massive total of £1.25 million needed to meet the development costs of Elite: Dangerous and with just under a month still to go, if you haven’t checked out the videos on the project’s Kickstarter page, you’re

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Game Sales Dip – Not the Beginning of the End

Call of Duty: Black Ops - massive sales couldn't help the games industry in 2012

Consumer research firm NPD has revealed that annual US video game sales have dropped, despite the strong showing of the latest Call of Duty and Halo sequels. According to NPD, the overall drop is due to lower sales on less

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Homemade 3D Printed Motorized Transformer!

Homemade Transforming robot made with a 3D printer!

I’m a big fan of Transformers, ever since I was bought an original Bumblebee back in 1984 and received Hound for Christmas a few months later. Over the years I got progressively larger Transformer toys, more and more often, a

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Current Projects

This is a list of the work I'm currently engaged in:

  • New comic book project: Nazis vs Aliens
  • Northern Rock
  • Movie script
  • Sitcom script

Simmering away on the back burner:

  • Compiling a book of favourite recipes