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The Never Ending Bibliography

Fiction

The Horus Box, Thiller,
Blurb: “What’s an adrenaline junkie bike courier to do after a near fatal wipe out? How about inheriting a weird box, partnering up with a lethal and sexy reporter, and going on the adventure of lifetime?
Join geeky ex-rocker Horis and beautiful, enigmatic Silv as they are drawn into the mystery of the century, deep in the dark heart of London. It is a secret that will change their lives forever… if it doesn’t kill them first.”
Status: Doing the submission tango (like the Lambeth walk, only fast, backwards, and through a third storey plate glass window).

Blackgate, Horror novel, Blurb: N/A. Writing.

Entropus, Genre Anthology (Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror), Blurb: Red sand runs through the hourglass, Rough draft, Comprising:
Glassy, Horror story, Blurb: Stranded in an urban wasteland, a man's life begins to unravel when he finds a seemingly innocuous object. Buy now!
Rider in the Mist, Neo sword and sorcery story, Adaptation from eponymous game (see gameography), Prequel of Black Tower, Blurb: Karma sucks. Editing.
Black Tower, Neo sword and sorcery story, Blurb: Mayhem, murder and music in this bloody sequel to Rider in the Mist, continuing the saga of the minstrel with no name. Editing.
A Lesser Death, Science fiction story, Blurb: Terror stalks the last survivor of a doomed starship. Editing.
Lollipop, Horror story, Blurb: Something's ripping apart of citizens of Vancouver. Editing.
Pirate Platoon: Plant Planet Pax Prime, Science Fiction (Comedy) story, Blurb: Brass knows best. Editing.

Mazed (working title), Science fiction novel, Outlining.

Edge (working title), Science fiction novel, Outlining.

Gameography

2015-01-01, Rider in the Mist, neo sword and sorcery interactive fiction game, mentioned at Interactive Fiction Database (IFDB) and Twinery.

2016, Unnamed bullet laser hell reboot of space invaders that I'll finish if I ever have the time.

Filmography

2014, Redway: Space, Time, and Milton Keynes, Science fiction screenplay for unproduced c.5 minute film, Logline: Brilliant, but naive physicist warps space and time in Milton Keynes.

2015-09-09, Glassy, Horror screenplay for unproduced c.25 minute film (based on a short story), Logline: Stranded in an urban wasteland, a man's life begins to unravel when he finds a seemingly innocuous object.

Online

2012-07-04 to Present, Captain Roy's Rocket Radio Show: The UK Podcast for the Culture Geek, Technology Nerd, and Creative Wizard

2011-11-17 to 2017, Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse: Probably the Best Nerd Blog in the Multiverse!

2009-06-25 to Present, RoyMathur.com, personal website

2013-01-01 to 2013-11-01, Star Adventurer Magazine (SAM), science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction

Copywriting

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Journalism

2016-03-03, iPhone 7, posted to blog, UK

2014-07-22, Google Glass, published in Maybe Magazine, e-zine edition, Issue 6, pp.8-9, Buckinghamshire, (original link), NB/ I also sub-edited several of the articles in this issue.

2014-05-20, X-Men: Days of Future Past, published in Maybe Magazine print edition, Issue 20, p.14, Buckinghamshire

Mon 26-Aug-2013, Dog and Bone: Ubuntu Edge Dead + Developing Apps for FirefoxOS, TechieTalk, online revival, posted to blog, UK

Mon 01-Apr-2013, Independent Daily, Mauritius Dead + TechieTalk: iOS Irritations & Blackberry Buggerups, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius, unprinted due to newspaper closure, posted to blog, UK

Mon 25-Mar-2013, Handy Windows 7 Tech Tips for Beginners, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 18-Mar-2013, Computer Peripherals You Can't Live Without, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 11-Mar-2013, Global TechieTalk: Razer Edge, Lumia Problems and Robocopy Backups, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 04-Mar-2013, Gaming PCs Vs Gaming Consoles, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 25-Feb-2013, Sony PlayStation 4: The PS4 Event, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 18-Feb-2013, BlackBerry 10: BB10, Z10 and Q10, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 11-Feb-2013, Roy's Alternative Career Guidance Services: Crime Really Does Pay, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 04-Feb-2013, The Rise of Windows 8 Tablets, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 28-Jan-2013, Uncomplicated Linux for Windows Users, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 21-Jan-2013, Devices for the Frequent Traveller, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 14-Jan-2013, Social Media Suicide, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 07-Jan-2013, Happy New Year: Photography, Tweaks, Panoramas and Tilt Shifts, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 31-Dec-2012, Fast Charge IOS Devices, Reboot Routers, Doom 3 BFG Edition and Simcity 2013, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 24-Dec-2012, Christmas Gifts from the Public Domain: Classic Horror Movies, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 17-Dec-2012, Apps to Manage ALL Your Social Networks, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 10-Dec-2012, Citizens Tradecraft: A Beginners Guide To Cyber-Spying, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 03-Dec-2012, Nerd With A Shotgun: Destroys All Monsters: Payback Time With Cube Engine FPS Games, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 26-Nov-2012, Online Dating in Mauritius, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 19-Nov-2012, Take This Job and Shove It: More Ways to Creatively Waste Time at the Office, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 12-Nov-2012, Pretty Pics, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 05-Nov-2012, TechieTalk Catchup Edition: Windows8, Surface, iPads, Nexus and Fire, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon-29-Oct-2012, Play Misty for Me: Free Media Players for Windows, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 22-Oct-2012, Digital Cameras and Other News, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 15-Oct-2012, Face-Ache Book, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 08-Oct-2012, Best Free Office Suites: Special Price: Zero Rupees!, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 01-Oct-2012, Poker Face Ace: Become a Pop Star, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 24-Sep-2012, Net Medicine, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 17-Sep-2012, iPhone5 and Other Updates, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 10-Sep-2012, New Amazon Hardware Unleashed, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 03-Sep-2012, Tweak and Improve Your Workflow in Windows, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 27-Aug-2012, Gaming: Heroes of Neverwinter and NetHack Variants, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 20-Aug-2012, The Converterholic Rips Lush, Lossless Audio, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 13-Aug-2012, Roy is Back In Tech Toy Town Wearing Rant-Pants, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 06-Aug-2012, Giant Phones Attack the Earth and the Hands of Pat Jennings, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 30-Jul-2012, High Tech Startups and Entrepreneurship in Mauritius, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 23-Jul-2012, Learn To Write Computer Programs, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 16-Jul-2012, Rage Against The Mundane: Smartphones, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 09-Jul-2012, A Week in Technology ACTA and the Higgs Boson, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 02-Jul-2012, Play DOS Games and Try Ubuntu, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 25-Jun-2012, Microsoft Surface: iPad Killer?, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 18-Jun-2012, Apples and Lemons: Apple, Gaming and Movies, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 11-Jun-2012, Upcoming Geekery, Gaming, Gadgets and Superheroes, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 04-Jun-2012, Distraction Free Writing Tools, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 28-May-2012, An Office Workers Guide To Avoiding Work, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 21-May-2012, Superphones, Money and Evil Queens, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 14-May-2012, Video Games News, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 07-May-2012, Xbox 360: Star Wars Special Edition, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 30-Apr-2012, Terrible Tribulations of a Techie Traveller, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 23-Apr-2012, Piracy, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 16-Apr-2012, Digital Underground

Mon 09-Apr-2012, Geek Shopping in Mauritius, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 02-Apr-2012, Desktop Operating Systems, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 26-Mar-2012, Spring Cleaning, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 19-Mar-2012, Handheld Heaven and Hell: Sony Vita, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 12-Mar-2012, Tablets Redux, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Fri 09-Mar-2012, EXTRA: The New iPad, The Independent Daily

Mon 05-Mar-2012, Windows Security, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 27-Feb-2012, The Shortest History of Computing in History, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 20-Feb-2012, Social Media, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 13-Feb-2012, PC Gaming: Hardware Trend Setters, Razer and Alienware, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 06-Feb-2012, Fix-It Edition, Computer Maintainance, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 30-Jan-2012, Game Head: Free Video Games, Second Life, Myst Online Uru Live, Cube, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 23-Jan-2012, Take a Look at Tablets, iPad 3, Asus Transformer Prime, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Mon 16-Jan-2012, Upcoming Fantastic Phones in 2012, iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3, Blackberry 10, TechieTalk, The Independent Daily, Mauritius

Academia

2010, Predictive Modelling of Harappan Port Sites In The Gujarat, PG Research, Universities of Newcastle and York, Departments of Archaeology, Newcastle/York, UK

2003-2009, Archived research page, UK, York: Department of Archaeology

2006, Archaeological Site Location through Rules Based Predictive Modelling, Presentation at CAA2006, USA, N. Dakota: CAA2006

2005, Introduction to The Indus Valley Civilization, Lecture notes, Old World Civilizations, Guest lecture at Simon Fraser University, Canada, BC, Burnaby

1995, The Analysis of MODES and the Specification of ORES, Vol.1, Vol.2, Vol.3, and Vol.3.1, MSc Thesis, University of Westminster, UK, London

Applications

2005, ORES2: Object Retrieval/Entry System, East Coulee School Museum, Canada, AB, East Coulee

2004, ZooArc: A Zooarcaheological Database, Simon Fraser University), Canada, BC, Burnaby

1998, Manager, Project-based staff management database, UK, Slough: Racal Instruments

1998, DelTrack 1.0, Delivery tracking system, UK, Slough: Racal Instruments

1998, DRACAS, Electronics fault reporting system, UK, Slough: Racal Instruments

1998, CPR, Complex ETL project for Components Parts Register, UK, Slough: Racal Instruments

1998, DEFCON82, Parts input and reporting system, UK, Slough: Racal Instruments

1998, HelpDesk, International help desk system, Design Specification, UK, Slough: Racal Instruments

1998, SYSTREE, System tree modelling and reporting system, UK, Slough: Racal Instruments

Miscellanea

2011 to 2012 Guardian Comments, UK

2010 I, The Eternal Beaver: Things I Have Made, of Wood, posted to blog

2007 Museums of the Badlands Website, Schools Programme, Canada, AB, East Coulee

2006 to 2014 Wikipedia Contributions

2006 East Coulee School Museum Website, Redesign, Canada, AB, East Coulee

2006 Coinage of Sikyon Website, Design for a client, UK, Kent, Orpington

2006 East Coulee Cougar, Issue 2, Canada, AB, East Coulee

2006 East Coulee Cougar, Issue 1, Canada, AB, East Coulee

2005 A Natural History of the Sand Cat, Canada, BC, Vancouver

2004 Homepage of Sand Dune Cat Archaeology, (My old business), Canada, BC, Vancouver

2003 Website Design Proposal Bromley Museum, Redesign proposal, UK, Kent, Orpington

2002 The Great Bath of Mohenjo Daro, 3D model rendered with AC3D, UK, London

2002 Project: Reef Following Remote Autonomous Vehicle (RF-RAV), Draft research proposal, UK, Kent, Orpington

2001 to 2011, Amazon Reviews here and here (old account)

Mirror, Mirror (Things Written About Me!)

2006, New Curator at the East Coulee School Museum, Drumheller Valley Times, Canada, AB, Drumheller by Darren Ridgley

2006, Drumheller Mail, Canada, AB, Drumheller by Dan Lehul

2006, I was interviewed on a country music radio station based in Drumheller, Canada, AB

Directorships/Start-Ups

This doesn't belong in a bibliography, but it is short.

2016 to Present, Freelance journalism, production, and publishing

2013 Star Adventurer Magazine, shortlived neo-pulp online magazine born on Friday the 11th of January 2013

2006 East Coulee Cougar, community news sheet

2004 to 2007 Sand Dune Cat Archaeology, archaeological practice

1998 Taleford Computers Ltd., IT consultancy