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I'm a young novelist living in the south of Britain, not too far from London. I write fantasy and sci-fi, and who knows, I may even put the occasional extract or image up on here. :) I also think a lot of people on DeviantArt do fantastic work; you guys rock!

I've been writing my fantasy since 2001 and my sci-fi since 2002.

Current Residence: Reading, United Kingdom
Favourite genre of music: Classical, Soundtracks, Symphonic Metal
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: iPod touch
Wallpaper of choice: Horizon by ~hameed
Favourite cartoon character: Danger Mouse
Hello, world.

I'm on here to keep up with the great work that the other Deviants put up, and to add my own.

Give you an idea of what I'm working on:

My fantasy: a Napoleonic/Victorianesque created world with squabbling colonial empires, crumbling religions, Byzantine politics and a magic system that's as realisitic as I could get.  No elves, dwarves, dragons, super-powerful magical artefacts, forgotten scions of long-lost lines of kings, princesses to rescue, evil gods to defeat or necromancers with deformed minions.  Oh, and no Wars to Save the World, either.  Think gentleman-explorers, rakes, scoundrels, spies, politicians and confidence tricksters.

My sci-fi: a hard sci-fi setting told via characters instead of tech or Power of Plot, supposing that Earth is only politically unified *after* we start colonising other planets, set in 2600, with much the same as the fantasy setting, but no magic and with a realistic means of interstellar travel.  There's no aliens, no cyborgs, minimal lasers, no AI gods about to destroy mankind, no mind control, no time travel and almost no faster-than-light.  Oh, and no Wars to Save the World, either.  Think soldiers, rakes, scoundrels, spies, politicians and confidence tricksters. get the idea. :)  I'll post up extracts from my writing, bits and bobs of universe-building, and perhaps even some supporting art.

Let's see how this goes.

Cheers for now,
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KatesFriend 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for adding me to your watch list.
EdiePhoenix Apr 8, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for the fav
workofk Apr 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you for the Fav Leovinas

If you're looking for some Sci fi visual inspiration, take a look at Gmunk's Work. He's made interfaces for movies like Tron and oblivion, and has some pretty creative solutions.

There is also a good amount of logos and flags in your gallery. Have you seen any of Designers Republic work? They worked on some great logos for the WipeOut series.
Thanks for the fave mate!
Leovinas Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
A pleasure :)
Thank you for the fav!
Leovinas Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Sure :)
morbiusgreen Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave!
Leovinas Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Sure :)
Genkkis Jan 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hello :) (Smile)

thank you for the favourite on my new Honor Harrington's cover :) (Smile)

Have a nice day
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