31st October to (counts on fingers) 3rd November is when mild-mannered bespectacled Fantasycon tears off its shirt and reveals the bare nipples of World Fantasy Convention 2013, and if we're thinking bare nipples in the UK, we must of course be talking of Brighton. I am at this, as a very minor footnote to a very large ensemble […]
So, that was Geekfest, a large-scale convention that came out of nowhere around the beginning of the year, funded itself via Kickstarter, occupied a large chunk of two big hotels at Heathrow and had a mind-bogglingly bewildering variety of panels, lectures, games and activities for fans of just about all tastes. And it was, frankly, wonderful. I had a fantastic […]
Just a brief post to give my schedule for the doings on 8th August and for Geekfest.
On 8th August I'm signing at the Milton Keynes Waterstones (Unit 72, Midsummer Place, Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes) at 2pm.
After that I will be doing hopefully a reading, a Q&A and signing at Leadenhall Market Waterstones (2–3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, London, EC3V 1PJ) at 6.30pm
1. I am aghast at your suggestion! Aghast!(1)
2. About to deploy wrist-mounted blaster cannon / interviewed by a Dalek
3. Consumed with horrid glee.
4. I disagree with what you say and shall destroy you later.
5. "With a look of pensive meaning / as of ducks that die in tempests" (2)
6. Dropping phat beats.
7. With friends (the gap in the middle is where […]
I have some dates coming up that I'd like to share with you.
Firstly, and inconveniently just before the new book, I'm at Edge Lit doing various panels & c. in Derby on Saturday the 13th July.
After that, War Master's Gate is well and truly released into the wild on the 1st August (and, from experience, anything up […]
Wow, er… Eastercon was over a month ago, eh?
Well, back in the land of the blogging, sorry for the gap. My main excuse is that I've been too busy writing to update here. Seriously, it has been quite crazy. I've had a buttload (1) of short story opportunities to follow up, some of which gave me rather more […]
So EightConSquared, a.k.a. Eastercon 2013, is on the horizon, and I finally know what I'm doing at it, so for those who are coming (or thinking of it) the programme can be found by following the links here. For me, my contribution can be measured thusly:
Friday 29th at 7-8pm is the fantasy Genre Get-Together which is […]
Firstly, regarding the advent of the Great Aethernet Adventure, if you hop over to its site you can see fellow author Ian Whates getting a grilling.
Also, the regular paperback sized Air War is out and to mark it, my usual blogging has been somewhat diverted to the Tor UK site. Therefore, there's a double dose of bloggery […]
Quick post to say that I'm now confirmed for Edge Lit at the Derby Quad on 13th July 2013 for those that fancy it. It's a very pleasant, quite varied, small-scale literary event, and there are usually a decent crop of writers there.
Also, in the lead-up to the release of the paperback (or anyways smaller paperback) of […]
Although the Elder Scrolls Online trailer has given me sufficient food for thought for a second stab at the MMO genre, I'm still weighing the wisdom of taking up arms against that particular sea of troubles. However, I did want to set out the various conventions and other shenanigans I'm down for this year, in case anyone […]