Archive for July, 2010

  • I’m off to West Wales next week for a brief holiday – and I’ve packed the bag with books of course. I’ve got the 3rd Stieg Larsson, a Gene Wolfe...

    Summer hols

    I’m off to West Wales next week for a brief holiday – and I’ve packed the bag with books of course. I’ve got the 3rd Stieg Larsson, a Gene Wolfe...

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  • Jennifer Rardin is the author of some of my favour kick-ass supernatural thrillers with attitude – featuring the inimitable Jaz Parks. Here’s her great choice of SFF Song of the...

    SFF Song of the Week: Jennifer Rardin

    Jennifer Rardin is the author of some of my favour kick-ass supernatural thrillers with attitude – featuring the inimitable Jaz Parks. Here’s her great choice of SFF Song of the...

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  • I spoke to my mother earlier tonight; she really enjoyed GIFT, and since she is a doctor, she appreciated the medical details.  That’s an interesting coincidence ; my mother worked...

    Is There a Doctor in the House?

    I spoke to my mother earlier tonight; she really enjoyed GIFT, and since she is a doctor, she appreciated the medical details.  That’s an interesting coincidence ; my mother worked...

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  • Gift,  my current radio drama,  has been getting some delightful responses from  friends & acquaintances, and also from the powers than be at the BBC.  It’s still available on iPlayer...

    Radio Drama: the new black?

    Gift,  my current radio drama,  has been getting some delightful responses from  friends & acquaintances, and also from the powers than be at the BBC.  It’s still available on iPlayer...

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  • Here’s a song choice from the king of noir action SF, one of my favourite writers on today’s scene, the fabulous Richard Morgan. Over to you Richard… Richard Morgan writes:...

    SFF Song of the Week: Richard Morgan

    Here’s a song choice from the king of noir action SF, one of my favourite writers on today’s scene, the fabulous Richard Morgan. Over to you Richard… Richard Morgan writes:...

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  • I recently wrote a radio drama about medical ethics. It’s called GIFT, and I’m pleased to say it’s being broadcast this week on BBC Radio 4, 2.15pm, Tuesday 20th July....

    TX: Gift

    I recently wrote a radio drama about medical ethics. It’s called GIFT, and I’m pleased to say it’s being broadcast this week on BBC Radio 4, 2.15pm, Tuesday 20th July....

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  • I’m still reeling from the Knob Head jokes (see post below) but now to raise our game. Here’s a song I LOVE, chosen by the gifted Emma Adams, screenwriter and...

    SFF Song of the Week: Emma Adams

    I’m still reeling from the Knob Head jokes (see post below) but now to raise our game. Here’s a song I LOVE, chosen by the gifted Emma Adams, screenwriter and...

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  • Great cover, great title – what more can I say?

    Pulp Covers

    Great cover, great title – what more can I say?

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  • I recently went to see Michael Winterbottom’s new movie The Killer Inside Me, which has been the subject of much controversy because of its graphic scenes of violence towards women. ...

    Let’s Glorify Violence

    I recently went to see Michael Winterbottom’s new movie The Killer Inside Me, which has been the subject of much controversy because of its graphic scenes of violence towards women. ...

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  • Here’s an awesome choice from Orbit author Jesse Bullington, a polymath (ie he’s very brainy) and a delightful guy.  His first novel The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart is...

    SFF Song of the Week: Jesse Bullington

    Here’s an awesome choice from Orbit author Jesse Bullington, a polymath (ie he’s very brainy) and a delightful guy.  His first novel The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart is...

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  • After a brief hiatus of a few weeks, yes, it’s SFF Song of the Week once more.  Stung by guilt, riven with remorse, bored of not having anything to listen...

    SFF Song of the Week Returns!

    After a brief hiatus of a few weeks, yes, it’s SFF Song of the Week once more.  Stung by guilt, riven with remorse, bored of not having anything to listen...

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