One of the question many science fiction writers and fans often ask is, If there is intelligent life out there, why haven’t we heard from them?
Well, I’ve been reading science fiction since the mid-1950s and it’s taken me this long to find the BSFA, so who knows what will happen next.
I’ve joined because I want to support British science fiction writers. As a kindle user I am drowning in poor quality pap from our friends across the Atlantic who seem to think that saving the world is a peculiarly American prerogative.
Not that there aren’t good S-F writers in the US, he adds hurriedly.
I live in Sussex with my wife (half-American – hence last sentence) and a French spaniel who needs serious therapy.