Archive for April, 2010

  • I was looking for a movie to watch last night, and I saw this write-up of Repo Men in my paper, the Guardian: ‘The nasty but futuristic business of retrieving...

    Repo Men

    I was looking for a movie to watch last night, and I saw this write-up of Repo Men in my paper, the Guardian: ‘The nasty but futuristic business of retrieving...

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  • I met Ken MacLeod at Eastercon, at a curry dinner hosted by our lovely bosses at Orbit…he’s a delightful, drily witty man who has consistently written some of the best...

    SFF Song of the Week: Ken MacLeod

    I met Ken MacLeod at Eastercon, at a curry dinner hosted by our lovely bosses at Orbit…he’s a delightful, drily witty man who has consistently written some of the best...

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  • The wonderful Sci-Fi London Festival is now upon us…I’m too busy to take full advantage of the wonders on offer. But I am doing a film treatment workshop for them...

    Sci-Fi London

    The wonderful Sci-Fi London Festival is now upon us…I’m too busy to take full advantage of the wonders on offer. But I am doing a film treatment workshop for them...

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  • I have a great soft spot for Jon Courtenay Grimwood.  Partly because he was one of the first people to write nice comments about Debatable Space; mainly because he’s one...

    SFF Song of the Week: Jon Courtenay Grimwood

    I have a great soft spot for Jon Courtenay Grimwood.  Partly because he was one of the first people to write nice comments about Debatable Space; mainly because he’s one...

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  • Last week I missed a post – no SFF Song of the Week. This was due entirely to utter numbskullery on my part. Sorry! But look out on Wednesday for...

    SFF Song of the Week: Coming Soon

    Last week I missed a post – no SFF Song of the Week. This was due entirely to utter numbskullery on my part. Sorry! But look out on Wednesday for...

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  •   I’ve just been reading a fabulous post at Juno Books, which gives an excellent account of the urban fantasy, paranormal romance and sword & sorcery genres. And it also...

    On Kickassitude

      I’ve just been reading a fabulous post at Juno Books, which gives an excellent account of the urban fantasy, paranormal romance and sword & sorcery genres. And it also...

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  • I’ve been to Eastercon, I’m back…and I find myself immersed in work to a degree that’s exhilarating to an almost alarming degree. I spent a day copy editing Version 43,...

    This Week on Debatable Spaces: er….

    I’ve been to Eastercon, I’m back…and I find myself immersed in work to a degree that’s exhilarating to an almost alarming degree. I spent a day copy editing Version 43,...

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  • SF Signal have a great series called Mind Meld featuring the gestalt intelligence of various SFF folk…I was asked along this week to talk about my favourite genre crossovers. Check...

    Mind Melding Genre Mashing

    SF Signal have a great series called Mind Meld featuring the gestalt intelligence of various SFF folk…I was asked along this week to talk about my favourite genre crossovers. Check...

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  • I was at Eastercon over the weekend – a tremendous event!  I’ll write about it more on this blog later in the week.  But after two days away from my...

    Eastercon, Blog Debt, and Coming Soon

    I was at Eastercon over the weekend – a tremendous event!  I’ll write about it more on this blog later in the week.  But after two days away from my...

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  • Yes, it’s happening now…the 2010 Eastercon, held at the Radission Hotel, Heathrow.  I’ll be there most of the weekend – signing books on Saturday 1-2, and sitting in on a...

    Odyssey 2010

    Yes, it’s happening now…the 2010 Eastercon, held at the Radission Hotel, Heathrow.  I’ll be there most of the weekend – signing books on Saturday 1-2, and sitting in on a...

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