Here's one way to cheer up your Monday - a couple of my stories are now up to read for free on the interwebs. First off publishers Tor have bought the rights to reprint the title story from my collection Paintwork ...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

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

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

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

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

Paintwork has been out for nearly two months now, so time for a little round-up of what has been happening recently... Reviews are starting to trickle in: "...an interesting, cool urban read. Like graffiti condensed into prose. If you’re already a fan ...Read More