Patty Jansen

Patty Jansen lives in Sydney, Australia. With a professional background in science (agriculture and ecology) and interests in marine biology and astronomy, she writes mainly Science Fiction, but has been known to belt out the occasional fantasy story. She is an editor and slush reader at Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine.

Her novelette 'This Peaceful State of War' won first place in the Writers Of The Future Contest second quarter 2010.

Patty can be found at Twitter and Facebook and blogs at:

An overview of her creative activities, including writing and pretty pictures of local wildlife, is at:


His Name in Lights

His Name in Lights

The time display said 33.16, an hour and a half after sunset. Daniel was so tired that he no longer appreciated the spectacular sky where Jupiter occupied a significant proportion of the horizon, an immense ball in white and red pajama-stripes. By its red-orange...