Writing Heroes:
Timothy Zahn

Like most people, I first encountered the writing of Timothy Zahn through Heir to the Empire. You know, the Star Wars novel that kickstarted the expanded universe? I’d read adaptations before, but this – I think – was the first time I’d read an original licensed work. Suffice to say, it blew me away. The […]

Downtime –
A 90s Time Capsule

Doctor Who’s original run ended 1989. The Paul McGann special notwithstanding, it didn’t return to TV screens until 2005. But that didn’t mean the intervening years were entirely Doctor Who-less. A number of non-BBC productions emerged in that time, created by enthusiasts desperate to fill the gap. None of these stories featured the Doctor, instead […]