Profile

Cover photo
Mark Ball
Lives in Doncaster
36 followers|47,012 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

Mark Ball

Shared publicly  - 
 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Mark Ball. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Q&A
Preview
Live
SciFi Ideas podcast AA2015
Today, August 30, 7:25 AM
Hangouts On Air - Broadcast for free

1
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Discussion  - 
 
Does the film industry portray science in a bad light?
2
1
Jon Gritton's profile photoRoland Bechtel's profile photoAlexander Fretheim's profile photoPaul Bielecki's profile photo
9 comments
 
Oh that's been going on since Percy and Mary Shelley were writing in the early 1800's!
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Shared publicly  - 
 
Ideas and inspiration for science fiction writers
1
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Shared publicly  - 
 
Ideas and inspiration for science fiction writers
1
Mark Ball's profile photoJyoti Q Dahiya's profile photo
3 comments
 
Ah well, let's wait for someone to pick it up, then. :)
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Shared publicly  - 
 

This Hangout On Air is hosted by Mark Ball. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Q&A
Preview
Live
SciFi Ideas Podcast - Alien August
Sun, August 31, 2014, 11:15 AM
Hangouts On Air - Broadcast for free

1
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Shared publicly  - 
 
I've just updated my random alien species generator. Now it's even randomer and aliener than ever!
1
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
36 people
Paul Goree's profile photo
Jake Noble's profile photo
Gary Cullen's profile photo
Neil Fergie's profile photo
Jay Boryczko's profile photo
Adam Scull (Eat Sleep Write)'s profile photo
John Sanders (Sandwolf)'s profile photo
Duri Aspire's profile photo
Tyro Vogel's profile photo

Mark Ball

Shared publicly  - 
 
Everything you need to know about dwarf planets, and then some.
Dwarf planet Info - Featuring Pluto, Ceres, Haumea, Makemake and Eris and much much more
1
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Shared publicly  - 
 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Mark Ball. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Q&A
Preview
Live
SFI podcast 10
Sun, January 18, 11:59 AM
Hangouts On Air - Broadcast for free

1
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Shared publicly  - 
 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Mark Ball. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Q&A
Preview
Live
SciFi Ideas podcast ep#9
Sun, October 26, 2014, 10:19 AM
Hangouts On Air - Broadcast for free

2
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Marketing  - 
 
Here's an interesting thought. Is the term "science fiction" too broad to be meaningful?
Ideas and inspiration for science fiction writers
4
1
Karl Smithe's profile photoIan Miller's profile photoMichael Hellewell's profile photo
10 comments
 
I agree completely with that last remark, Karl. You get the impression that some reviewers did not bother to read the book!
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Writing Resources  - 
 
Random Alien Species Generator (newly updated!) - Generates names and descriptions of unique alien races. Play around and see what you get!
1
1
Ian Miller's profile photoNicole Montgomery's profile photoVictor Powell's profile photo
2 comments
 
This is great and the site is fabulous! Thanks for sharing!
Add a comment...

Mark Ball

Inspirations  - 
 
Here's an interesting alien species concept by John H Reiher. Artwork by Alex Thümler.
Ideas and inspiration for science fiction writers
2
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
36 people
Paul Goree's profile photo
Jake Noble's profile photo
Gary Cullen's profile photo
Neil Fergie's profile photo
Jay Boryczko's profile photo
Adam Scull (Eat Sleep Write)'s profile photo
John Sanders (Sandwolf)'s profile photo
Duri Aspire's profile photo
Tyro Vogel's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Writer/editor
Employment
  • Freelance Writer
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Story
Introduction
Mark Ball is a science fiction writer and administrator at SciFi Ideas.com
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Doncaster
Links
YouTube
Contributor to