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Queen Of Clouds – Published Today!

Queen of Clouds is officially published today. I can’t tell you how that feels. Honestly, there’s nothing like the pleasure of seeing That Book What You Wrote actually existing in the world as a thing of paper and ink (and pixels). It never, ever, gets old. I’m massively indebted to Ian Whates and NewCon Press […]

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Eastercon shopping list

So, Eastercon is around the corner and as always there are a few books out there that I’m looking to pick up. Newcon Press’s Little Black Box, containing two anthologies, La Femme and Noir (which can also be published separately). These feature Newcon’s usual mix of established writers, great indie scribes and names which are entirely new […]

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WFC: the shopping experience

The dealer’s room at this year’s WFC was one of the best I’ve seen in years. A VAST room, filled with books. The range of wares on offer from the pro and indy publishers, from the secondhand paperback sellers and the high-end collectibles dealers, was awesome. And for someone like me who for reasons of […]

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Seven things I learned in Canada

I understand the principle of air conditioning, but I don’t like hotel rooms where that’s the only option for controlling the temperature. Windows that don’t open drive me nuts. I should try to do a little more research before settling on my travel dates. I think I might have rescheduled a tiny bit to catch […]

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