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Season’s Greetings (And, Oh Yes, Buy My Books.)

The time is rapidly fast approaching when we indulge in the Michael Bublé Christmas Album Human Sacrifice, notwithstanding insmuch as which this might well be the last time I’ll post this year. So, while I’m here – and whether you … Continue reading

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Literary Locations

Heartened this morning by a couple of very nice customer reviews for By The Sea, as well as by some sunshine, I went to the beach with the Canes Croxorum. On the way I took some photos of places that … Continue reading

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For Your Consideration

The discovery earlier today that my SF trilogy The Sigil has been nominated in the ‘Best Novel’ category of the British Science Fiction Association awards cheered an otherwise dull afternoon, quite. I believe that this is for the longlist, and … Continue reading

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Trilogy

Do you like your trilogies served one volume at a time, or all at once? If you have an opinion on this Question of the Age, then my publisher would like to know. In the old days, he says, large works … Continue reading

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Sex, Violence, Aliens, Violent Sex, Violent Sex with Aliens

Sales of my SF bonkbuster Siege of Stars and the first of its sequelae Scourge of Stars are pootling along nicely, and if either of you are remotely interested in what (if anything) goes through an author’s mind while he is … Continue reading

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Signs

On Saturday last I hied seventh forth to the picturesque Norfolk town of North Walsham, to play a gig at the equally picturesque King’s Arms Hotel with my band Stealer. Our presence had been announced beforehand along with other forthcoming … Continue reading

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The Sigil Approacheth

I can announce that Siege of Stars, the first volume of my SF epic The Sigil, will be published this Friday (31 August) as an eBook, and on 4 September in print. And, while you are waiting for that toothsome … Continue reading

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The Sigil Has Landed

Ladies and Gentlemen – you may now download, if you wish, pre-release advance copies of  Siege of Stars, the first volume of The Sigil, for US$15. If you do that, I am assured that you’ll be entitled to download the … Continue reading

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Writings

It’s just occurred to me that I have the manuscripts of three different books at three different publishers, in three different genres, at once, all together, simultaneously, and at the same time. This has never happened before. The Beowulf Effect: … Continue reading

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Sigillary

Between Christmas 2005 and Easter 2006, I wrote a novel called The Sigil. I’d been a professional writer and editor for a while, having published a few books and innumerable articles – but I felt that I couldn’t really call … Continue reading

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