Well, that was rather fun! “That”, in this context, was this: On Monday evening I joined forces with Rod Duncan, Andrew Bannister and Deborah Install at the gracious invitation of Dan at Nottingham Waterstones to be part of a panel… Read moreScifi Panel At Waterstones – The Aftermath
I like Nottingham Waterstones: they put my books out onto display tables and other nice stuff like that. They also ask me to come and speak on a panel of science fiction authors. This panel will be taking place on… Read moreSci-Fi Panel at Nottingham Waterstones
I only actually made one panel on the Sunday at Nine Worlds – “The Limitations Of A Strong Female Character” at 10am, where a panel of six (well, five and a moderator) discussed the difference between a “Strong Female Character”… Read moreLONDON CALLING pt. 4 – Sunday at Nine Worlds
So. Saturday at Nine Worlds. After another huge breakfast which included waffles with Nutella, I headed for a 10am panel of “Game of Thrones: Wild Speculation” which was basically a couple of massive GoT fans leading a discussion on what… Read moreLONDON CALLING, pt.3 – Saturday at Nine Worlds
Last year Nine Worlds was held at the Radisson Blu next to Heathrow, which is a spectacular hotel with impressive marble stairways, water features and so on. Unfortunately the staff seemed at best nonplussed and at worst downright grumpy about… Read moreLONDON CALLING, pt.2 – Friday at Nine Worlds
So the majority of the end of last week and the weekend was spent in London. Pull up a dalek, dear reader, while I recount the events. Bear with the length, for the events were many and the specifics (particularly… Read moreLONDON CALLING pt.1 – Thursday (Fantasy In The Court)
It’s time to go to London for a long weekend of geekery! To begin with I will be at Fantasy In The Court at Goldsboro Books just off Leicester Square on Thursday 11th. It runs from 6-9pm and will be your… Read moreTO LONDON!
I was on Functional Nerds! Go listen to me being English and pausing a lot. On the show we talk about my band Interplanetary Trash Talk’s music video!
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