PSA: Waterstones event

If you’d been at the amazing Loncon3 in London this past weekend, among a myriad of genre authors , you could have seen the Jeff Vandermeer, Ann Vandermeer, Amal El-Mohtar (and me) giving talks, taking part in panels and performing readings. If you weren’t at Loncon, the good news is these guys are at the […]

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Some recommendations

So my Twitter today (and that’s the great thing  about Twitter: there’s commonality and cross-over but ultimately everyone’s feed is unique – a conversational mix tape) has been largely full of shout outs for International Women’s Day.  And in amongst all of that was some discussion about the guy who posted on some discussion board […]

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Monthly : February

Reading long Eyepennies by Mike O’Driscoll (TTA Press) Not that long a read, actually (in fact I read this novella pretty much in one sitting). I’m a long standing O’Driscoll fan and having taken out a subscription to TTA’s new novella series, I was gantin’ for this to arrive, and when it did I wasn’t by […]

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Utter sweetness

In my last reading report I was talking about how much I  loved Amal El-Mohtar’s “The Honey Month” (it really was the most imaginatively conceived and beautifully written book I’d read in ages). The version I read was the e-book edition (from Cheeky Frawg), but I loved it enough that when I discovered it was also […]

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August reading

August was Fringe month, which meant that next to no writing got done, and any reading was going to be…bitty. Having said that I did manage a fair amount, and much of it was good. Some of it was better than good, though. Way better. A while back I enjoyed Amal El Mohtar’s short story, […]

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