Archive for October, 2010

  • Actor David Schofield is the co-star (with the superb Hattie Morahan) of my radio art fraud drama The Art of Deception 2, which is recording this week (last day tomorrow)....

    Getting Away with Murder, Mr Schofield

    Actor David Schofield is the co-star (with the superb Hattie Morahan) of my radio art fraud drama The Art of Deception 2, which is recording this week (last day tomorrow)....

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  • Just racing to complete a deadline – I’m working on the follow up book to Hell Ship.  But I managed to take some time off last week to sneak off...

    Devils and forgers

    Just racing to complete a deadline – I’m working on the follow up book to Hell Ship.  But I managed to take some time off last week to sneak off...

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  • I called in yesterday to my local bookshop, The Bookseller Crow on the Hill.  This is just a perfect local book emporium, run by the delightful Jonathan. He told me...

    The Crow on the Hill

    I called in yesterday to my local bookshop, The Bookseller Crow on the Hill.  This is just a perfect local book emporium, run by the delightful Jonathan. He told me...

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  • This has been a high adrenalin week, by my standards (I speak as a professional writer – we really DON’T don’t have very exciting lives.)  Firstly – this is a...

    SFF Song of the Week: Philip Palmer

    This has been a high adrenalin week, by my standards (I speak as a professional writer – we really DON’T don’t have very exciting lives.)  Firstly – this is a...

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  • Just returned from Newcon 5, a small and delightful con in the town of Northampton. It’s run by Ian Whates, writer, publisher, and general amazing bloke.  I’m hoping to blog...

    Extract from Version 43

    Just returned from Newcon 5, a small and delightful con in the town of Northampton. It’s run by Ian Whates, writer, publisher, and general amazing bloke.  I’m hoping to blog...

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  • Hot off the digital presses…here’s the Wallpaper version of the Version 43 cover. Courtesy of those crazy guys over at Orbit. I’m hoping they’ll follow this up with a Cyborg...

    Version 43 Wallpaper

    Hot off the digital presses…here’s the Wallpaper version of the Version 43 cover. Courtesy of those crazy guys over at Orbit. I’m hoping they’ll follow this up with a Cyborg...

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  • Today is the official UK publication date for Version 43, and I’ve gone to considerable trouble and expense to organise the first ever virtual launch party.  This means, er, that...

    Virtual Launch Party for Version 43

    Today is the official UK publication date for Version 43, and I’ve gone to considerable trouble and expense to organise the first ever virtual launch party.  This means, er, that...

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  • After a brief absence, the SFF Song of the Week feature is back on an irregular but fairly often basis. This weeks’ choice is from one of the smartest SF...

    SFF Song of the Week: Adam Roberts

    After a brief absence, the SFF Song of the Week feature is back on an irregular but fairly often basis. This weeks’ choice is from one of the smartest SF...

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  • The official UK publication date for my new novel Version 43 is Thursday 7th October – this Thursday! However I’ve heard rumours that some copies have crept their way into...

    Version 43 Out Now-ish!

    The official UK publication date for my new novel Version 43 is Thursday 7th October – this Thursday! However I’ve heard rumours that some copies have crept their way into...

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  • I’ve been getting some very entertaining emails and phone calls from friends who followed the recent co-marketing venture between myself and that esteemed author Jeff Somers. Some of them detected...

    Somers v Palmer: The Final Countown

    I’ve been getting some very entertaining emails and phone calls from friends who followed the recent co-marketing venture between myself and that esteemed author Jeff Somers. Some of them detected...

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