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I’m interviewed at Susan Ricci’s site

I’ve been interviewed by author and blogger Susan Ricci, where I talk about John Bunyan, my debut novel, lizard-people, Stephen Baxter’s Xeelee Sequence and my second novel. And Doctor Who. Oh, and calculating diastatic enzymes when designing your own beer … Continue reading

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Author Interview: David A. Cleinman

I hope you enjoyed a fabulous holiday period. I certainly did. It was largely ‘computer off’ and ‘Lego on’ for me over Christmas, a great family break. Talking of family, I’ve an interview for you today with author David A. … Continue reading

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My artwork and Andy Bigwood’s

I’ve been interviewed by author Cheryl Shireman for her site. I mention, amongst other things, the story behind Andy Bigwood’s artwork for Last Man Through the Gate (which is now used in the banner for my blog). Andy’s currently working … Continue reading

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I’m interviewed by Robyn Porter

In which I talk about Last Man Through the Gate, my approach to writing, and the big scary ideas that lurk in the background, connecting much of my fiction. And Lego. You can see the interview here.

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Guest Interview: Lynn Hubbard and the similarities between historical and science fiction

This week I’m interviewing author Lynn Hubbard. So, first off, thanks, Lynn, for  agreeing to this email interview. Lynn, although we write in different genres, I’m going to hazard a guess that you’re like me in wanting to write the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Laura Yirak on Scottish vampires & Scooby-Doo

Today I’ve a transatlantic interview with Laura Yirak, who comes originally from Scotland. I’m having to type this one-handed due to an injury, so I’ll get straight into the questions without waffle (do I hear a hooray?) Laura, thanks for agreeing to … Continue reading

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The unspeakable horror of Rudyard Kipling

Horror writer Todd Russell has a cracking series of guest posts called ‘What Scares Authors’. At the time I was working through my tax return. Well, that was pretty scary — still is — but maybe a bit too obvious. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: On writing and editing

Welcome to author Arshad Ahsanuddin who has written us an article on writing and editing. It’s an activity that sounds far less exciting than dreaming of fictional landscapes, or indulging in the free food and drink at a book launch, … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Making Things

I’ve been doing some thinking recently about where my life’s headed. It’s given me a bit of a slaps-palm-on-forehead moment, which I’ve decided to share with you. Three things got me thinking: Our friends rented us a beautiful holiday cottage … Continue reading

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