Newcon Press, purveyors of quality SFF to the discerning reader, have put out an anthology for our times. ‘Stories of Hope and Wonder‘ is a collection featuring stories – a LOT of stories – from most of the top SFF writers in the UK at this time (and me). It’s so big it only exists […]
… and elsehere. If you’re reading this then you are one of a select few; this website does not get much traffic. However, it’s been around since tweeting was confined to birds and George Bush was considered the worst possible US president. It’s not going anywhere. Up-to-date info about my books and stories will be […]
Here’s what I’ll be up to for Worldcon in Dublin, which I’ll be attending between the 15th and 18th of August: Thursday 14:30 to 15:20 – Developing Masquerade Presentations (in the Alhambra). I’m going back to my costuming roots here, for a panel on this sometimes neglected part of the costumers’ art. Thursday 17:30 to […]
The lovely Scott and Ella from Generations Geek podcast have been kind enough to interview me. We talked about everything from Star Trek to synchrony to Tolkien’s granddaughter … yet managed to fit it into just over an hour. You can listen to it, for free, right here.
It’s release day for the second Shadowlands novel, in the UK at least, and I’m contractually obliged to point you at a place to buy it; by choice direct from the publishers, though it is of course on Am*zon too. (For the US, I’m afraid you’ll have to wait until 21st May, though you can […]
Although Hidden Sun came out with little fanfare, due mainly to my house move getting in the way, I was determined that Broken Shadow, the second Shadowlands book, would get a proper launch. The official launch party will be on Saturday 13th April, from 5:30 to 7:30, at Books on the Hill in Clevedon, near […]
This collection of short stories draws you into a liminal world where reality is both sensual and porous, inhabited by principled people who love life and hate injustice. The stories cover several centuries, from the medieval period to the near future and often shed light on little-known histories through the characters present at the time, […]
Conventions are like buses. Nothing for months then – hey! – two in a row. I’m at both FantasyCon and BristolCon this year, though quite lightly programmed. At FantasyCon, on Saturday 20th October I’ll be doing a reading and appearing on a panel on writing for video-games, at 5pm and 7pm respectively (probably – exact […]
With the exception of my first novel (Principles of Angels), Hidden Sun is the book that has taken the longest time to go from ‘what if’ to published novel. This is partly because it brings together a lot of stuff which has been bubbling away under the surface, including long-term obsessions and a pleasant early […]
Less than two months until Hidden Sun is out, and I’m getting excited! As things hot up (metaphorically; it’s quite hot enough in the real world right now), I bring you Angry Robot’s official cover reveal.