About the Author

David Wake was the Chairbeing of the University of Birmingham Science Fiction and Fantasy Society 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 11 novels:-

The Derring-Do Club steampunk adventure series started with The Derring-Do Club and the Empire of the Dead (ArmadaCon 2013) and continued with The Derring-Do Club and the Year of the Chrononauts (Worldcon 2014), The Derring-Do Club and the Invasion of the Grey (Mancunicon 2016) and The Derring-Do Club in Death on the Suez (Ytterbium 2019).

The Thinkersphere series is currently Hashtag (Eastercon 2014), Atcode (Redemption 2019) with Plus Sign coming soon.

I, Phone (Eastercon 2013), Crossing the Bridge (2017), Roninko (ArmadaCon 2019) and The Murders of Conky Whallop (2022) are stand-alone novels.

He’s been a Guest of Honour at the SF conventions, ArmadaCon and Redemption.

He’s on Facebook: Facebook Author Page

newstreetauthorslogoHe 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.

My covers are by:

smuzzSmuzz: see www.smuzz.org.uk

Gwyneth Hibbett: see www.pen-gwyn.com

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