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seeds of earth

Seeds Of Earth, US Edition, Out Today!

Yup, here it is, publication day for SEEDS OF EARTH, book one of my space opera trilogy, Humanity’s Fire. Orbit US have essentially kept the original Steve Stone artwork and used their own lettering and cover design. And it looks damned handsome!

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SOE Competition Winners!

Well, wasn’t that fun and indeed revealing? Just to remind you, the question was – “Bearing in mind the SETTING  of Seeds Of Earth, what is the connection between the book and the poet, John Keats?” I believe I also dropped clangorous hints as the use of Google by which an answer might be procured. […]

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Seeds Of Earth – German Cover

And here, freshly arrived by the magic of the internets, the cover for Seeds Of Earth, as to be published by Heyne in Germany, in August 2010. Following, you`ll see, a similar theme to the UK cover, except with the hyperspace drive assembly now positioned in the hull’s midflank. (Of course, I didnt think of that […]

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Activity Roundup At The Start Of The Year 2010

As previously mentioned, the A-format mass-market edition of Seeds Of Earth is about to spring, fully-formed and nattily-garbed onto the shelves of the nation. Yes, Virginia, you can win a copy of this papery, spacy wonderfulness – simply scroll down to the competition posting, complete with question (and gratuitous HINT!). Think, then answer, and mebbe even […]

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Interview Over At Dave Brendon’s Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Like the title says, a short interview done with David Jooste and which you can read by clicking yon wee linky thing….

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Iron Mosaic: Short Stories, Tall Tales, Condensed Epics, And Enigmatic Narratives

 Landmarks are important. I began writing with serious intent back in 1986, and my first story acceptance was Writing For A Dying, a Barkeristic horror story which appeared in a UK small press zine called Cassandra Anthology that same year. My first professional sale was Waltz In Flexitime, a nifty, quickfooted little time-travel story which appeared […]

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Yes, with the skill and art of the redoubtable Mr Peri Urban, yours truly has started up me own Youtube channel, complete with an inaugural movie. Check it out at – Once I figure out how to embed it here, it will be done, for now would you kindly click on da link?

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Related Categories: cyber, Michael Cobley Posts, Movies

Seeds Of Earth – fantabulous cover by Steve Stone!

Steve Stone is The Man – it was he who created the covers for my Shadowkings books, three wonderful images that I`ll treasure forever, and now he’s done it again for my new book, SEEDS OF EARTH, due out in March next year from Orbit UK. What you’re seeing are the three colonyships which flee […]

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Related Categories: Michael Cobley Posts, my publications

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