NEW NOVEL!!! SPRING ‘23!!! Set hundreds of years after the events of Pennyblade, a theatre manager/bastard brother of the king deals with rumours of a very real folktale murderer and a building whose very existence corrupts the minds of those who see or hear about it. Set in the world of Pennyblade, Becken Keep is […]Read more "NEW FANTASY NOVEL, ‘THE KEEP WITHIN’, Spring ‘23 from Titan Books!"
A painting and a question for all you old guard SF peeps out there.Read more "‘Moonstar Battle’, A Painting by Eddie Jones"
Erika Price is an independent comic writer-artist whose work is as experimental as it is visually startling, straddling the line between body horror and outsider art. Ever gracious, Erika agreed to answer some of my questions… JLW: Your Disorder series is described as ‘dark and surreal short horror comics created as art therapy’. Does horror […]Read more "Author Interview: Erika Price"
My longtime pal (and frontman of my old band) Pete Sheppard has done a series of glitch portraits of yours truly. Ain’t they good? (You can find his work at his instagram, phale _420 )Read more "Portraits Of ME!!!"
If you’ve been following me on Twitter and Instagram in the last few months you may have noticed a lot of weird portraits. Many of my followers think them vile. I sort of agree, despite making them. Heck, I’m barely in control of making them. All I’m doing is leisurely pushing FaceApp (that app for […]Read more "YOU can be Francis Bacon using this simple app trick!!!"
A few years ago I wrote a post on my old blog about the value of drawing your characters before writing your novel (and then another post where I broke out the pencil crayons). In short, it’s a process that get’s me to empathise with the characters and slip into their world, at least a […]Read more "Feral Space Character Sketches"
It’s the mid to late nineties in Chicago and a man comes home to find Spider-man trying to con his girlfriend out of seventy dollars. This incident was just one of several during that decade where both Marvel and DC superheroes pushed their way into this man’s everyday life and acted, well, shamefully. Violence would […]Read more "The Man Who Whupped Spider-Man, Superman and Batman’s Ass."
Found this on my page at SFF Chronicles. Scanned it years ago and put it up there, lost the original painting along the way. Must date from 2008-ish. As I’ve mentioned on this blog before, I like to sketch/scribble my way into a novel. Helps find the mood. Check out SFF Chronicles. Great forum. And […]Read more "Old Watercolour"