Neu Birlinn

Good to hear that Nova Scotia’s publisher, Birlinn, has a new website. Birlinn took over publication of Nova Scotia after they merged with original publisher, the wonderful Mercat Press, and for a while it was really tricky to find the book on their site. So if there’s anyone out there with an aversion to A****n […]

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Solaris Rising 2

Mentioned this in passing a little while ago, but since the publisher has now posted about it, I guess it’s a good time to properly fanfare that I have a story forthcoming in Solaris Rising 2. This science fiction anthology, published by Solaris Books and edited by Ian Whates, has a really superb line-up of […]

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Caledonia Dreamin’

Word from Hal Duncan that he and Chris Kelso are editing an anthology of strange fiction inspired by Scots words. I love the idea. Because to me Scots is more than a provincial dialect or a style of 18th century poetry that’s trotted out with the tartan and the haggis on Burns’ night. Scots is […]

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Dark Currents

Before Christmas I mentioned a story sale, and I’m now pleased to be able to announce that my sheep-in-space effort, “Lost Sheep” will be appearing in NewCon Press‘s next anthology, Dark Currents. I’m really pleased about this. It’s got a wonderful cover by Ben Baldwin (I’ll link to it once it’s finalised), and it’s got […]

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Rocket Science

Over at his blog, Ian Sales announces that he is going to edit an anthology of  science fiction and fact called Rocket Science. To be published by Mutation Press in 2012, the unique selling point of this anthology is to be its focus on Hard SF (defined in another blog post by Ian as – and […]

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Busy, busy, busy

So, I’ve been doing a lot of stuff lately, and I’m going to be doing a lot more stuff over the next wee while.  If anyone’s in the area for any of these and fancies a night of pretty varied entertainment, please, please, please drop in and say hi. Feb 23rd, 8pm (TONIGHT!) : The […]

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Music To My Ears

Got a new story coming out imminently. It’s called “Arrhythmia” and it’s being published in a new anthology of fantastical stories on the subject of music. Music For Another World is the debut effort from new Edinburgh publisher, Mutation Press. Editor, Mark Harding, has assembled a fair helping of writers on my personal look-out-for-work-by list […]

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