This week sees the blast off launch release of Adventure Rocketship!, a new anthology-slash-magazine by the science fiction critic and journalist Jonathan Wright. The first issue, Let's All Go To The Science Fiction Disco, is about the intersection between music, ...Read More


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


One thing I always do when I start a new writing project - if possible - is go out and take some reference photos. I usually don't actually use them that specifically - I rarely describe something featured in the ...Read More


Earlier this year I was asked by Simon Ings - one of my favourite novelists - to write a new short story for Arc magazine. If you don't know Arc then you really should - it's a quarterly mix of ...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


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

Quick post - just wanted to say thanks to everyone that came and checked out the See No Evil post last week, the response was phenomenal. Thanks especially to Cory Doctorow over at Boing Boing for picking it up, and ...Read More


This weekend saw the final unveiling of the the See No Evil project in Bristol; Europe’s largest street art exhibition. It is, to say the very least, an extraordinary, breathtaking achievement. Graffiti artists not just from Bristol but around the ...Read More


Long-time readers will remember me showcasing the work of Bristol based anime and manga artist Rory Doona on the site before - well, he's back, this time with a few pieces he's done for UK anime distributor Manga Entertainment. To ...Read More