On Thursday we bid goodbye to the smaller of our two cats, Silly (short for Drusilla). She was diagnosed with a tumour on her lung on Monday having been coughing for a week or so, and by Thursday she had… Read moreSad news, and then a little good news
Well. It’s hard to know where to begin, really. I suppose I will start by profusely thanking all of the people in North America who’ve already bought Dark Run. It’s been selling really well (or so I’m told – it’s not… Read moreThat Was The Week, That Was
Well, that was a bit of a busy week. I was on holiday in Scotland, walking up mountains and around lochs and celebrating my nine-year wedding anniversary while I was there. It was a lovely week, and I’ll put some… Read moreDARK RUN hits North America (and your headphones)
It’s all been a bit hectic! DARK RUN is coming out in North America on the 24th May and there’s actually been a bit of a buzz around it! I mean, we’ve had: – Tor.com releasing the first chapter – Tor.com… Read moreDARK RUN is gathering speed
Last weekend I ventured off into the Derbyshire countryside once more, as the weather promised to be fine. In fact it promised to be sixteen degrees and overcast, and ended up LYING TO ME by being more like twenty degrees… Read moreGetting sunburn on Froggatt and Curbar Edges
Those lovely folks over at Tor have graciously agreed to host the opening chapter of DARK RUN, which is coming out LATER THIS MONTH in North America! So go take a look and please feel free to order it if you… Read moreDARK RUN excerpt up on Tor.com!
As regular readers may know, I like to go on jaunts to the Peak District when I can. A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to do that twice in one week, through the method of not being… Read moreBack Tor and The Three Dales
A few weeks ago I got an email from my agent Rob, which ran something along the lines of “Hi Mike, Del Rey licensed the rights to audio books of Dark Run and Dark Sky from us, but they’ve never… Read moreAudio books! Publisher’s Weekly! Birdwatching!
So, I’m just back from seeing Deadpool (which I very much enjoyed), and I thought I’d write a post about it. I mean, it’s already out-earned all the other X-Men movies (and it’s sort of technically an X-Man movie, maybe?)… Read moreLessons from Deadpool
It’s LGBT History Month in the UK, and I decided I would mark this with a blog post. Although it’s possibly more of an essay. When I say ‘essay’, I don’t mean that it’s going to have a bibliography or… Read moreLGBT History Month Blogpost – Bisexual Erasure