I’ve been tinkering with a new novella for the past few months, but also writing some new short stories. It’s been a while since I went on a story-writing rampage so I’m feeling a bit rusty. Therefore it’s good to have a reminder of why it’s worth persevering to get it right with the appearance… Continue reading Fantastical Events and Bird Charming
A lot of my stories have a bit of fruit or veg in them. I’m not sure why. Well, now I can add flowers to the list with my Multicoloured and Botanical Life Story over at In Shades Magazine this month. They’ve done a great job of making it look suitably colourful. The reviews for… Continue reading Multicoloured and Botanical
Only a few days now until The Arrival of Missives is out there in the world proper, and it’s very exciting to see it appearing in various places. A book tour is underway, having started yesterday at Popshot magazine with an extract from the very start of the story. Today ReaderDad has an article I wrote… Continue reading Touring Missives. And melons.
The latest edition of Blue Monday Review is out today (Volume 3, Number 2) and it contains my fantasy short story Into Glass. Into Glass was inspired by the Blaschka Glass Models. It remains a mystery how such delicate creations were sculpted in glass. You can see some of them at the Natural History Museum;… Continue reading Into Glass
I’ll be banging and whimpering my way towards the publication of The Arrival of Missives, with May lining up to be a busy month, complete with a launch party and a blog tour (details to follow later). Meanwhile, April is proving to be fun: The first review of Missives says really great stuff about it.… Continue reading April Update: Not Cruel
The Arrival of Missives is just over a month away, and here are the details for a Spring-themed launch party. Think more renewal/change/sacrifice than daffodils. I don’t like daffodils. Everyone welcome: Tuesday 3rd May 6.30 – 8.30pm Blackwell’s, Holborn The Arrival of Missives
Issue Eleven of Bourbon Penn is here, and my short story ‘The Librarian’ is included. I have a real soft spot for this story, information management being a subject that is very important to me. So to picture the library of the future and how that might change our relationship with information was top fun.… Continue reading The Librarian