To avert galactic disaster, Nic Mafalda has to seek out an alien holy man before his sacred knowledge falls into the wrong hands—but only if she can first escape the lethally radioactive remains of her wrecked scout ship.
STARS AND BONES
From the multi BSFA award-winner comes a stunningly inventive action-packed science-fiction epic adventure. A brand-new series for fans of Becky Chambers and Ann Leckie.
Gareth L. Powell writes science fiction about extraordinary characters wrestling with the question of what it means to be human.
He has won and been shortlisted for several major awards, including the BSFA, Locus, British Fantasy, and Seiun, and his Embers of War novels are currently being adapted for TV.
Positive, blunt and refreshingly honest, this is a guide to the practical business of writing from a professional author with a decade’s experience, who has navigated working with publishers of all sizes, and walked the path from debut to award-winner. Written with Gareth L. Powell’s trademark warmth and wisdom, About Writing is here to help you achieve your goals, and write your own story.
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praise for gareth
“Gareth is one of our best modern SF writers.” – Adrian Tchaikovsky
“This is a pro at the top of his game.” – John Scalzi
“Grittily poetic.” – Locus Magazine
“Balances plot, action, and character development perfectly” – Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review
“Current leader of the British space-opera pack.” – The Morning Star