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
So the new anthology from Belladonna Publishing is released today, and it goes by the title of Strange Little Girls. I’m really pleased to have a story in it, particularly since it’s given a home to a story that I thought might not find the right place. But it turns out that my coming-of-age/haunted house… Continue reading A Book of Infinite Diversions
Without delay, here’s the brilliant cover for The Arrival of Missives: Lovely, isn’t it? Absolutely perfect for the story. And green is my favourite colour, too.