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62 Cli-Fi Ruminations

If you follow the hashtag #clifi on Twitter, for this rising literary genre of cli-fi (climate change fiction) you’ll find a growing number of fans, and among those who tweet about the topic, is the father of cli-fi himself – Dan Bloom, based in Taiwan. Bloom is often credited with coining the term cli-fi around […]

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Throwback Thursday: A #tbt for my #InArk book launch

Last year, I was rushing to get my cli-fi book In Ark: A Promise of Survival into print format, to make sure that there would be actual paper copies available for sale at my book launch on November 8th, 2014. Today I’m reflecting on the evening and the experience for a Throwback Thursday #tbt moment. […]

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Author David Thorpe reviews my book and gives it 4 stars

Novelist, screenwriter and comics writer David Thorpe has kindly reviewed my cli-fi book ‘In Ark: A Promise of Survival’ on Amazon and says: In Ark is a good introduction to this genre; it is slow-paced and easy to read, and raises pertinent questions about how humanity will adapt and respond to the most pressing challenge […]

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DIY PR: Launching a literary genre from Taiwan

Being a fan of all things DIY PR, as part of my work with my PR consultancy the Hai Media Group, when I got to meet the father of cli-fi via email, I was amazed at his story. I’ve gotten to know Dan Bloom who is an American climate activist and journalist living in Taiwan. […]

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All aboard for the “My Writing Process” blog tour!

Thank you so much Sarah Holding for the invitation to participate in this blog tour! What fun! Sorry that I’m a few days late in posting. Do check out Sarah’s work, she is the author of the SeaBEAN young adult trilogy, and a cli-fi colleague of mine in London!  a) What am I working on? […]

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My first review!

Thanks to Joe Follansbee a Seattle writer who is the first to read and review my book In Ark: A Promise of Survival prior to its official release in April 2014. His take on my futuristic cli-fi tale about a woman who gets abducted by an eco-survivalist community is positive! He told me that my […]

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A conversation with the inventor of cli-fi

And the Macquarie ‘honourable mention’ word of the year is… ‘cli-fi’! Each year the Macquarie Dictionary in Australia names a Word of the Year from a shortlist of words that have made a valuable contribution to the language. It also names one or two words that are given “honourable mentions” and one of the words […]

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What is cli-fi?

While travelling in America recently I picked up a copy of US Wired and stumbled upon a new name for a literary genre called cli-fi. Wired had it signalled out in a section called Jargon Watch (page 38, December 2013 US Wired) and said about it: “Climate fiction. A subgenre of dystopian fiction set in […]

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