Kickstart a dystopia: 2084

Orwell’s 1984 has shaped our perceptions of what a society should aim to be, and when alarm bells should ring. It’s interesting that he wrote of the perils of the development of a language that would influence how we thought about the world, only to have his own use of language undoubtedly influence ours, in complex and… Continue reading Kickstart a dystopia: 2084



Black Static #57 is now available, and it contains great stories by Mike O’Driscoll, Ralph Robert Moore and Simon Avery – along with my own story, The Chambermaid, which is a creepy tale of what you find in people’s hotel rooms when you’re cleaning up after them, and what you can read into the objects that surround… Continue reading Housekeeping