This is the web site of science fiction writer Colin Trafford. It features links to and selections from his books and stories, reviews, commentary, whatnot.


Here Colin gores his colleagues, demeans his peers, and ensures his distance from traditional publishers by abusing them for the lackluster dolts they are.

The Writing Life

Here Colin bemoans the bitter conditions facing writers today, his own in particular. Crumbs of advice are sometimes doled out to fellow literary beggars.


“In the long run we are all dead,” wrote John Maynard Keynes.  That’s if you’re lucky!  Here Colin Trafford shares his acrid view of the dread shape of things to come.


Life on earth has long been obliterated. But lost among the stars a human colony has survived, grown, and spread across a far desert planet.

The new planet is dominated by old nationalisms and the threat of civil and global war, but one arena of battle is no more: the battle of the sexes. The female sex has been entirely eradicated and replaced by mechanized simulations — an experimental handful of whom have come to rebellious consciousness as Armageddon looms.

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Terrible Swift Sword is currently being published omnibus-style on by Pascal Editions.

What that means is that it is being released in five parts.  You can buy each part as it is released, or the full novel as a whole once it’s released.

If you’d like to be notified as each part becomes available, you can contact me here and I will let you know.


Click the Image to the left to learn more about The Six Fingers of Time: a Science Fiction series by Colin Trafford

Click the image to the right to learn more about Looking Forward To The Past: a Science Fiction series by Colin Trafford




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