Walked home through Frog Island this morning. It’s an area of Leicester that economically collapsed in the late 80s and decided not to bother getting up. I love its gothic-industrial rot. It’s like a vision of the future if the Midlands went all Mad Max. AdvertisementsRead more "Frog Island Post-Apocalypse"
In which I talk about The Scalpel, writing generally, the strange case of the Gibbons Sisters, Iain M Banks and getting the creative best out of hotel corridor patrols.Read more "Interview with me over at Pretty-Hot.com"
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BUYING MY BOOK!!! I’ve had a lovely few days that are dangerous to my ever-increasing ego and everyone in its potential blast radius (And, er, that’s a good thing. I’m certain). If you bought The Scalpel and really want to indulge me, I’d be touched, nay fondled, if you could […]Read more "Thanks for buying my Magnificent Octopus! (Plus a call for Amazon Reviews)"
BUCKLE UP, SPACE-GONZO FREAKS! Paperbacks of my debut novel are available NOW to order on Amazon (ebooks should be available in a couple weeks). “This fantasy, space opera epic unleashes a mind-warping tale of galactic intrigue, explosive action, incandescent dialogue and smouldering passions.” Swirl Savard’s life is not going to plan. Exiled by her alien […]Read more "It’s Here!!! ‘The Scalpel’"
Idea for futuristic street drug: once sniffed, drug reads brain and creates memory of favourite tv show, a show that never existed. Hit lasts ten seconds but seems like five seasons. Illegal due to immediate depression when you can’t chat about it with fellow fans.Read more