Author Archives: gil

PodWarp

This three-part Podwarp series is a coming-of-age story initially set in a great techno-dystopian sky city called The Pod. Enclosed in an energy shield, it protects its podling inhabitants from the rough terrestrial life of gauchos who work to feed … Continue reading

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The Boy Runners and the Blatant Beast

Banned for male nudity in the US, this Neopagan fantasy is a rewrite of Edmund Spenser’s Elizabethan poem, The Faerie Queene, in which nine boys in 11th Century Ireland are made precocious through elven magic, and trained as message runners. … Continue reading

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Sit Down Time

Based on a true story, it actually happened, about a precocious only child and gifted musician growing up in a big city hotel managed by his hard-working middle class parents, who relocate at short notice out onto the edge of … Continue reading

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Food Bowl

The far distant future beyond 2150, beyond the climate apocalypse, in a decayed multi-racial world stagnating from boredom and corruption, the Crop Masters work incessantly to maintain food supplies. The wall built around the dystopian metropolis to protect the crops … Continue reading

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Outbound

This outback boy’s adventure opens with an anthropologist out working among traditional Aboriginal people of the vast Central Desert, when a white boy arrives suddenly in a truck with a dead body in the back and a fortune in gems … Continue reading

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The Inheritor

Outback yarning history the way we tell it. When his two cousins die, dreamy young Ned finds himself sole heir to a vast outback cattle empire. Jealous relatives will stop at nothing to stake their own claim to his enormous … Continue reading

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