My British publisher Gollancz are reducing the price of their digital e-Book editions debuts this year to £1.99 … for the first week of publication and on any pre-orders as ...
I want to say one word to you, Benjamin. Just one word. Are you listening? . . . HODOR! Game of Thrones : Hodor in da House from Eclectic Method on Vimeo.
Much kerfuffle in the home last night as the younger members of the tribe confused a fly with a wasp and started to sprint around the house, panicking as if an alien invasion was beginning. This was no normal fly, we faced, however. This was the Rambo of flies. This was the fly that has been waiting […]
An interesting dinner table debate raged last night at Chez Hunt. Who would be the God of Chips? (that’s French Fries, if you’re reading this in North America . . . USA-style chips are known as ‘Crisps’ on this side of the Big Pond). My suggestion was McCain – invoking one of those Hyborian Age […]
I’m one of the guest authors at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival and will be on a panel there at 13.00pm, this Sunday 8th June at the Abney Public Hall in London’s lovely Stoke Newington (the veritable Riviera of North London?). Here’s the official blurb for the appearance … When it comes to science fiction […]
‘In Dark Service’ is currently £1.99 rather than £14.99 (only for a couple of days, though). Thanks Auntie Gollancz. Get yours while it’s hot at . . . UK – http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dark-Service-Far-Called-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B00IXTQ9QY/ USA – http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Service-Far-Called-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B00IXTQ9QY/
I’ll be launching and signing my novel and first in the Far-called series, In Dark Service, at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Thursday 15th May from 6pm – 7pm. Your teleport co-ordinates are Forbidden Planet London Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, UK. The first novel of a new fantasy series, In Dark Service takes my work in a […]
You can win a pair of tickets to join Airlander’s latest shareholder, Iron Maiden‘s Bruce Dickinson (and various other celebrities) on the first flight of their massive Airlander airship, complete with an invitation to their launch party. You can even pretend you’re on a RAN airship floating over Jackelia . . . Bruce promises he’ll […]
Hey, you. Sit down. It’s time we had that chat. About software. Specifically, the software this author uses to pen his novels. For decades I’ve been using Microsoft Word, upgrading to the latest version with each new desktop purchased. But I’ve finally succumbed to the warm propaganda issued by my fellow writer Michael Marshal Smith, […]
Ever wondered how they cope with steampunk in Brazil? Well, Bruna Camargo can fill you in, but you will need to understand Portuguese Rio-style. Thanks, Bruna.
With the uptick in indie authors, so a corresponding uptick in organisations offering creative writing courses, but are they worth the money, or just another way for commercial interests to milk money out of would-be writers? Radio 4 examines both side of the arguments in this week’s You and Yours episode. This piece ran on […]