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About dmlbooks

Dennis M. Lane is a British writer who left the shores of the UK in 1986 and hasn’t looked back since; he has now lived in South Africa for eleven years. His first poetry collection “8 Million Stories” was published in November 2010, followed by the collection of science fiction poetry and short stories “The Poring Dark” in September 2012 (two of the poems have been nominated for the 2013 Rhysling Award and another for the Dwarf Stars Award), his first novel “Talatu” in March 2013, and “The King’s Jewel” the first book in the five novel “Helix Key” series in August 2013. He is currently working on Helix Key Book 2 and a second collection of short stories (entitled "The Unmedicated"). When not writing, Dennis enjoys narrating and voice acting and recently set up Dramatic Voice Productions in order to take his interest further. To relax Dennis watches old movies from his extensive DVD collection, his three loves being science fiction B movies, Hong Kong martial arts, and anime. He has been presenting “A Review from the Jacaranda City” since May 2011 and has looked at classic old movies from “On The Beach” to “Creature from the Black Lagoon”.

Because You’re Gone

Cory Doctorow ‏@doctorow has just tweeted that he is alone for three days. It reminded me of some song lyrics that I wrote in 2005, so here they are… ———————————————————————- Because You’re Gone The radio plays happy songs,But I don’t … Continue reading

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A Little Bit on the Side – Part Two

A new post of mine over at the Limebird Writers site. This time looking at authors who have written novelisations of SF movies and TV series.

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Rhysling Award Nominations!

I have been informed that two of my poems have been nominated for the 2013 Rhysling Award! They are, in the long poem category, “Grandfather” that was first podcast on StarShipSofa Episode 229 (March 2012) and, in the short category, … Continue reading

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The Blogging From A To Z Challenge

A new post by me over at the Limebird Writers blog… The Blogging From A To Z Challenge.

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A Little Bit On The Side – Part One

Here is a post of mine over at the Limebird Writers site, talking about science fiction authors who made a bit on the side writing for classic TV shows. A Little Bit On The Side – Part One.

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Please Don’t Pirate My Book Day

The brilliant (seriously, check him out at Terrible Minds) Chuck Wendig declared February 6th to be Please Don’t Pirate My Book Day and asked authors to blog/tweet about it. So… Please don’t take the ideas in my books and adapt … Continue reading

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13th Free “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest (Young Adult and Sci-Fi)

All science fiction and YA authors out there should take a look at the ‘Guide to Literary Agents’ blog at Writer’s Digest. Currently there is a free competition where you can win a professional critique and subscription to WritersMarket.com Follow … Continue reading

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Yay for YA!

Yay for YA!. Here is a new article from me over at Limebird Writers; looking at Young Adult (YA) fiction in the science fiction genre.

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Keeping It In The Family

Here is my NaNoPrep Day post at Limebird Writers, on using the family for novel inspiration… Keeping It In The Family.

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Watch The Skies!

Here is another one of my articles over at the Limebird site. Go and take a look! Watch The Skies!.

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