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

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

Another quick update - two podcasts I had the pleasure of guesting on over the last few weeks. First up is the legendary behemoth opinionated anime podcasting that is Anime World Order, where it was a huge pleasure to join Daryl, ...Read More

I was both shocked and thrilled to discover this week that my short story "Havana Augmented" has been nominated for the prestigious British Science Fiction Association Award for Short Fiction. The story was published almost exactly a year ago in the ...Read More

I'll be honest with you, I'm sick of writing about death. If the recent loss of Satoshi Kon to cancer wasn't enough, then anime was struck another blow last week with the death of Umanosuke Iida to the dreaded disease at ...Read More

Something different to kick off the second half of 2010, and to show what I'm going to be up to for the next few months. A teaser for my current project - and debut novel - God's Switch, hopefully being ...Read More

It's not even Christmas yet, but for me 2010 has already got off to a good start. January 1st sees the publication of my story Havana Augmented - a tale of globalization, celebrity gamers, augmented reality and non-existent mech battles. ...Read More

I was stupid lucky enough this Friday to make the 400+ mile round journey up north to the Leeds International Film Festival for the day. Given the length of the journey and the insane price of train tickets here in ...Read More

Something a little different today - something not directly related to anime or manga - but something I'm pretty sure you'll agree is pretty damn cool. A few years ago, whilst innocently browsing for mecha reference images for one of my ...Read More