The BBC has an interesting piece on a new report on online music piracy in the UK that claims to give data on demographics and geography, and where we can learn all sorts of shocking revelations like that the best ...Read More

Science fiction author Lavie Tidhar recently asked me to write a guest post on SF and class for his excellent World SF Blog, and the result went live this week. It's a ranty little piece, but hopefully it maks some ...Read More

If you live in the UK the chances are you've heard of SFX Magazine, the country's most popular science fiction and fantasy mag, covering books, movies, games and all that stuff. This week saw the release of their annual anime ...Read More

Those of you that have read my book Paintwork will know that the title story is about re-purposing advertising billboards for art - in fact you might recall that I described pretty specifically the location of the billboards in question. ...Read More

My first post here in 2012 - meaning it's been about six months since Paintwork was first realeased. Madness. 2011 was a busy year for me - especially the second half - but it certainly doesn't feel like it's been ...Read More

Shit like this makes it all worthwhile. Read More

UPDATE: The LE edition is now SOLD OUT. Thanks to everyone that bought a copy! The LE Set includes: *A signed paperback copy of Paintwork, with personalised message if required *A 1GB Paintwork USB memory stick, containing: -Over 3 hours of exclusive DJ mixes ...Read More

Woke up this morning with a story idea. Don't know if it'll go anywhere, but scribbled down a few lines as a test. Thoughts? "Urban fantasy? Really miss? Urban fantasy?" "That's what you write miss?" "Yes Jess, that's-" "Miss, do you even live in ...Read More

As I've mentioned previously I'll be at Bristolcon later this month - and over on their site this week they've posted the official programme. It looks great - an amazing line up of authors and panelists - and I thought ...Read More

Apologies for being quiet over the last few weeks, but I have been kind of busy. I was off making my inaugural visit to the Great American Empire, and I can report on my return that our colonial cousins ...Read More