Event Horizon

Live science fiction events, online and in real-life.

Music: Theremin Hero  Poetry: Stephen Sexton  Prose: Corey Brotherson  Academic chat: Gabriel Elvery (University of Glasgow) and Charly Harbord (Abertay University) Games design talk: Graeme McKellan, No Code (Observation, Stories Untold) Hosted by Ruth EJ Booth and Russell Jones  

Event Horizon – Digital Wor(l)ds – Video Gaming and SFF

8pm, Thursday 22nd October 2020

Join Ruth EJ Booth and Russell Jones as they explore sci-fi in video gaming, with live videogame-inspired poetry, prose, music and talks from videogames researchers and industry professionals.

Music: Theremin Hero
Poetry: Stephen Sexton
Prose: Corey Brotherson
Academic chat: Gabriel Elvery (University of Glasgow) and Charly Harbord (Abertay University)
Games design talk: Graeme McKellan, No Code (Observation, Stories Untold)

Hosted by Ruth EJ Booth and Russell Jones

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LitRPG Showcase

Explore the newly-exploding genre of Literary RPGs

Find out about LitRPGs, a newly-exploding genre of fiction set in video-gaming worlds. Publisher (Portal Books) Taran Matharu talks about the genre, with readings from Russell Jones, Jonathan Smidt and Jay Boyce.

8pm, Thursday 20th August 2020

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Ask the Author – Cat Hellisen

“Destroying the lie of Plotter vs Pantser, and other unhelpful writing rules”

Do you plan your story to the tiniest detail, or do you make it up as you go along?
Are you looking for advice for your next writing project, and are bewildered about all the writing ‘rules’ out there? Cat Hellisen answers your writing questions.

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Event Horizon Online Live! 8pm 6th June 2020

Launching Shoreline of Infinity 18: Spotlight on BAME SF writers

Live performances from…

Music: Fadzai Mandaza
Prose: Zen Cho, Asith Pallemulla, Tobi Ogundiran
Poetry: Robert René Galván
Drama: Debbie Cannon, Jonathan Whiteside, Ben Blow
with Tendai Huchu
and your host: Russell Jones

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Ru Pringle reads from “October Song”

Ru Pringle joins us at Event Horizon Online from his Lockdown Location in Dunoon in Scotland.
He is reading an extract from his latest novel, October Song, set in the near future and takes us on a nail-biting chase around the Highlands.

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Music: Theremin Hero  Poetry: Stephen Sexton  Prose: Corey Brotherson  Academic chat: Gabriel Elvery (University of Glasgow) and Charly Harbord (Abertay University) Games design talk: Graeme McKellan, No Code (Observation, Stories Untold) Hosted by Ruth EJ Booth and Russell Jones  

Event Horizon – Digital Wor(l)ds – Video Gaming and SFF

8pm, Thursday 22nd October 2020

Join Ruth EJ Booth and Russell Jones as they explore sci-fi in video gaming, with live videogame-inspired poetry, prose, music and talks from videogames researchers and industry professionals.

Music: Theremin Hero
Poetry: Stephen Sexton
Prose: Corey Brotherson
Academic chat: Gabriel Elvery (University of Glasgow) and Charly Harbord (Abertay University)
Games design talk: Graeme McKellan, No Code (Observation, Stories Untold)

Hosted by Ruth EJ Booth and Russell Jones

Read More »

LitRPG Showcase

Explore the newly-exploding genre of Literary RPGs

Find out about LitRPGs, a newly-exploding genre of fiction set in video-gaming worlds. Publisher (Portal Books) Taran Matharu talks about the genre, with readings from Russell Jones, Jonathan Smidt and Jay Boyce.

8pm, Thursday 20th August 2020

Read More »

Ask the Author – Cat Hellisen

“Destroying the lie of Plotter vs Pantser, and other unhelpful writing rules”

Do you plan your story to the tiniest detail, or do you make it up as you go along?
Are you looking for advice for your next writing project, and are bewildered about all the writing ‘rules’ out there? Cat Hellisen answers your writing questions.

Read More »

Event Horizon Online Live! 8pm 6th June 2020

Launching Shoreline of Infinity 18: Spotlight on BAME SF writers

Live performances from…

Music: Fadzai Mandaza
Prose: Zen Cho, Asith Pallemulla, Tobi Ogundiran
Poetry: Robert René Galván
Drama: Debbie Cannon, Jonathan Whiteside, Ben Blow
with Tendai Huchu
and your host: Russell Jones

Read More »