The John W. Campbell Memorial Award

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Harry August is a finalist this year in the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and I’m right chuffed!  It’s a wonderful short list to be on, with some awesome people – including Nina Allan and William Gibson!  It’s also wonderful to see Europe in Autumn there, and especially Bete by …

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Some Upcoming Publication Dates….

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So!  Just this once I have some information about publication dates whoop whoop!  I mean, not much, but by my standards this is totally on it… 1.  Touch paperback.  While naturally I’m assuming that everyone who comes here has bought hardback copies of Touch for themselves, their friends, families, loved …

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Next!

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So I think we can safely say my holiday is over.  I think it ended a few weeks ago, in fact, ‘cos of all the work.  But!  It hasn’t been unproductive.  As well as… you know… the work… my flat has been cleaned for the first time in whdfkljeiflong, I’ve …

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Clarke Awards

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Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!  Whooooopeeeeeee and wheeeeeeeeeeeeee and yaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyy and wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee and other deeply literary sentiments. Um. Yes. So Harry August has been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award and it’s an AMAZING shortlist and I am totally thrilled.  I found out via a friend, who emailed on the morning in question …

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Apologies to a Copy Editor

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Well, here we are, a lot of novels in, and there are still certain usages I get wrong… 1.  Bare vs. bear.  Did you know that my copy editor bears up?  After x number of novels and novellas, she bears up even though I keep on writing that she bares …

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