Why ‘Prometheus’ failed to deliver fire

MJG and how to fix it 5 Comments

Prometheus was the titan who brought fire to humanity, kick-starting our ascent to civilization, for which he was punished with an endless fate of stomach-bursting (thanks to a liver-hungry eagle). There are clear parallels to Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, a story of genetic ‘fire’ disseminated on Earth by a god-like super-tech alien, who dies a hideous death for the privilege (with …

I need your vote!

MJG Writing 3 Comments

My story ‘Bone Diamond‘ about blood-lust and greed in alt. ancient Egypt is in the running to be published in an anthology! It was published last year in the pro-zine Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and now they’re doing a vote to see which stories from 2011 will go into the anthology. I’d love it to be my story, so I’d love …