It's that time again: the UK's best one day science fiction event Bristolcon is back this Saturday - the 20th October. I'll be there amongst many other, better known guests - and I've just received word of what panels and ...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

I'm very pleased to announce that the print version of Paintwork is finally available to order from Createspace now, and with Amazon to follow in just a few days. I received a proof copy earlier this week, and have to ...Read More

Had a lot of fun this weekend when I returned as a guest on the Beta Male Experience podcast, alongside host Corey and the ever-entertaining Ed Sizemore. In the first half of the show you can hear us discussing the ...Read More

Paintwork is out now - you can get Kindle versions from Amazon US and Amazon UK, and versions for all other popular e-readers (including iPad and Nook) at Smashwords. Those of you that prefer to buy your eBooks from an ...Read More

UPDATE: Paintwork is out now - you can get Kindle versions from Amazon US and Amazon UK, and versions for all other popular e-readers at Smashwords. Enjoy! Not final artwork, but couldn't resist sharing. Fantastic work from my much better half. Paintwork ...Read More

The name Natsuhiko Kyogoku is probably unfamiliar to most anime fans, but the novelist has already had one of his works adapted - Madhouse's 2008 series Mōryō no Hako - with a second, Loups-Garous, being adapted into a movie by ...Read More

It's hard to walk down a street in urban Tokyo without being reminded of the ever-present earthquake threat. Large signs on nearly every street notify you of emergency procedures and direct you to evacuation points. While it is undoubtedly drowned ...Read More

Even if you've never read a single page of manga before, the chances are you're familiar with Osamu Tezuka - and if the name isn't familiar, then it's likely that his most famous creation Astro Boy, is. Even though she's ...Read More