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Space Passage by Warwick Owen

About the author

Warwick Owen was born in Wellington, New Zealand, in 1980, and lived there with his mother, father and brother until the age of 11 when his parents decided to move to the UK, because his Welsh-born father missed the British culture.

The family settled in Kent rather than Wales, as it was closer to his grandmother who was living in Sutton with his great aunt. The family moved around a lot as his father worked as a relief teacher. He had a happy childhood, with good friends and a loving family.

Why he wrote Space Passage

Warwick had an interest in reading and writing from a young age then became interested in movies and comedies. He later became interested in writing a novel or movie script. He eventually decided to put his interests into practice one summer when he had the opportunity to use his newly-acquired computer skills on a new computer.
Space Passage was intended to be a full-length novel. However, he discovered it might be possible to have a short story published on a library website. He decided to cut his unfinished novel down in size to a completed 5,000 word short story to meet the submission criteria. At first, he tried to write a comedy at first but it soon evolved into science fiction. He hopes to expand Space Passage into a novel. In the future he would also like to write a comedy. In the meantime, he has started a full length crime novel which he hopes to one day enter in a competition.

Acknowledgements

Warwick would like to thank his friend Terry Percival and his mum for volunteering to proof read Space Passage. He would also like to thank Sarah Jenkin, who works for Medway Libraries, for taking the time to read and acknowledge Space Passage.

Contacts

If you have any feedback regarding Space Passage please email the author at: warwick_owen@yahoo.com

Space Passage (pdf 168KB).

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