An old short story of mine was recently played on BBC Radio Bristol. It was written back in 2013, in response to a news story about a manned mission to Mars, but the subject matter seemed relevant to this time of social distancing and lockdown. […]
Link to my short story, Last Tango in Space on BBC Radio Bristol – it starts just after 2:18.
I haven’t blogged for a long time, and this has nothing to do with writing or books or any of the things I probably should be posting about. It’s a rant, I’m afraid. I’ve wanted to rant many times over the last three years, but […]
I’ll be speaking on two panels at BristolCon on Saturday 27th October. Details here
The Space Between the Stars has made Ezvid Wiki’s list of must-read books for people who love space. https://wiki.ezvid.com/m/mE_dy9-Om5zXu
***SPOILER WARNING – SPOILERS FOR THE LAST JEDI – SPOILERMCSPOILERFACE – YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED*** So I finally got round to going to see The Last Jedi yesterday. I took boys 1 and 2, who saw it when it first came out. Amazingly, they had […]
I recently reviewed Punchdrunk’s new show, Kabeiroi, for the Guardian.
I was planning a nice, sensible series of writing-related blog posts over the summer, but they haven’t quite happened yet, and I’m about to be internet-lite for four days. So I thought I’d try a real-life writing experiment. We all know that novels need conflict, characters […]
Since yesterday was flying ant today I thought I might post a short story of mine that took third place in the HE Bates short story competition last year. The Look of Leaving Lots of things happened that summer, most of them blurred and worn […]
Great review from Tor.com