Time for a quick rant. There are many things that rationally annoy me. Fanatical adherence to binary notions of sex and gender. The fact that the government of my country has refused to authorise the release of an investigation into… Read moreSteampunk? Hopepunk? Dreadpunk? How about STOPPUNK
We’re fast coming up on a couple of conventions at which you’ll be able to catch me, if you so wish. Firstly I’ll be at Fantasycon in Glasgow between 18-20th October, arriving on Thursday evening and leaving on Sunday. The… Read moreAutumn Entanglements
A few quick updates from me… First of all, I’ve now started a twelve-month career break from my day job working for a homelessness charity in order to concentrate on my writing, mainly (but not exclusively) the fantasy series I’m… Read moreAn interview, a new story, a career break…(!)
So this is the big news I’ve been waiting to announce… Orbit Books are publishing my new epic fantasy series! It’s a series that covers a variety of themes, including a huge country spinning towards civil war, but the one… Read moreI’M SIGNED BY ORBIT!
I’ve been waiting to update because I have some exciting news, but unfortunately it’s not exciting news that I’m allowed to talk about yet. So instead, I’m going to talk about some other exciting news which I now can talk… Read moreRITES OF PASSAGE announced!
It’s been about six months since I’ve blogged here! Which isn’t much good at all, really. About all I can say in my defence is that I’ve been busy… And so, the news in brief:– I went to FantasyCon, which… Read moreLong time, no see
You can tell autumn is here: the British climate might not know what it’s doing (it was bitterly cold up on the moors above the Upper Derwent and Howden Reservoirs yesterday when we went walking to Alport Castles, but it’s… Read moreA busy autumn
SATURDAY I started Saturday at Nine Worlds bright and early with a talk at 9am about Alchemy & Chemistry in SF/Fantasy, which sounded promising but turned out to be more of a talk about the history of chemistry (which was… Read moreNine Worlds 2018 review (Sat & Sun)
Once more, I went to Nine Worlds. Once more, I had an amazing time. THURSDAY Joe and I drove down to London for my fourth Nine Worlds and his second. On the way we nearly died(!) when a white… Read moreNine Worlds 2018 review (Thurs and Fri)
Hi everyone, I’m currently at Nine Worlds in London but this interview with me has just gone up on author Mark Jackson’s website: