David Wake was the Chairbeing of the Birmingham Science Fiction and Fantasy Society at the University of Birmingham and a member of SF fandom ever since. He started writing for the theatre in 1998, with 18 plays produced, winning awards and taking two shows to the Edinburgh Fringe.
It was while taking an MA in Creative Writing at Birmingham City University that he was introduced to Indie Publishing.
He’s published six novels: I, Phone (Eastercon 2013), The Derring-Do Club and the Empire of the Dead (ArmadaCon 2013, where he was a Guest of Honour), Hashtag (Eastercon 2014), Atcode (Redemption 2019) and continued his steampunk series with The Derring-Do Club and the Year of the Chrononauts (Worldcon 2014) and The Derring-Do Club and the Invasion of the Grey (Mancunicon 2016). Crossing the Bridge (2017) is a stand-alone novel.
The Derring-Do Club in Death on the Suez will be out very soon.
He’s been a Guest of Honour at the SF conventions, ArmadaCon and Redemption.
He co-founded New Street Authors with Andy Conway, see newstreetauthors, which is a collective of Birmingham based independent publishers.
And advice on indie publishing can be found at Punk Publishers.
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Gwyneth Hibbett: see www.pen-gwyn.com
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