Hello my beautiful babies! This month the James Worrad juggernaut HITS THE ROAD FOR A TOUR OF THE EMERALD ISLE!!! Well, certainly a few of its hotel lobbies and conference rooms at any rate. Why? Because I’m in Dublin for Worldcon and Belfast for Titancon. Here’s the line-up: WORLDCON: Erm… just hanging out really. Lot’s […]
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“It’s a strange moment, the moment of creating characters who up to that moment have had no existence. What follows is fitful, uncertain, even hallucinatory, although sometimes it can be an unstoppable avalanche. The author’s position is an odd one. In a sense he is not welcomed by the characters. The characters resist him, they […]
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One for the STAR WARS fans. It’s the 1976 World-con and an unknown young actor and a producer attempt to interest a hundred nerds in a movie coming out the next year. Tough audience. It’ll probably flop.
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And when stuff is happening it’s hard to blog, at least in any significant way. At least for me. The ‘stuff’? Well, first off I’m still editing the new novel from the Feral Space universe (now with shiny all new characters and fresh-faced planets! Expanded universe, like those Marvel peoples do) but as of today […]
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Last week I had the privilege of being included in Horrorbabble’s spotlight season. Horrorbabble is a YouTube channel that narrates genre tales, both classic and new, and for my money is far and away the best of its kind. My little horror story, ‘The Footage’, is narrated by the very talented Ian Gordon and concerns […]
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