Archive for April, 2011

  •  Tonight at Sci-Fi London in the Apollo Cinema we’ll hear the result of the Clarke Awards. Here’s the shortlist, with a host of fabulous writers, including fellow Orbit author Tricia...

    SFF Song of the Week: Tricia Sullivan

     Tonight at Sci-Fi London in the Apollo Cinema we’ll hear the result of the Clarke Awards. Here’s the shortlist, with a host of fabulous writers, including fellow Orbit author Tricia...

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  • I’ll be spending this weekend in Birmingham, at the 62nd Eastercon which has been christened Illustrious.  If you’re around, do say hi.  I’ll be mainly in the bar (harumph) but...

    My Eastercon Schedule

    I’ll be spending this weekend in Birmingham, at the 62nd Eastercon which has been christened Illustrious.  If you’re around, do say hi.  I’ll be mainly in the bar (harumph) but...

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  • This week’s blogjay is Stephen Palmer, whose acclaimed debut novel Memory Seed is featured above, and was followed by novels including Flowercrash, Glass and Muezzinland. To read an interview with...

    SFF Song of the Week: Stephen Palmer

    This week’s blogjay is Stephen Palmer, whose acclaimed debut novel Memory Seed is featured above, and was followed by novels including Flowercrash, Glass and Muezzinland. To read an interview with...

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  • If you could be a character in a movie, who would you be? That’s the question I was asked by those guys over at Electric Sheep.  And my choice was...

    Electric Sheep

    If you could be a character in a movie, who would you be? That’s the question I was asked by those guys over at Electric Sheep.  And my choice was...

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  • I went for a drink last Friday with my editor DongWon Song, who was in London for the week to attend the London Book Fair and catch up with his...

    We’ve Won!

    I went for a drink last Friday with my editor DongWon Song, who was in London for the week to attend the London Book Fair and catch up with his...

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  • I’ve just been looking at Empire Magazine’s alternative Best Film Awards, the Jamesons. Forget the BAFTAs, these are the awards that recognise the existence of GENRE movies! Refreshingly therefore Kick-Ass wins...

    Empire Jameson Awards

    I’ve just been looking at Empire Magazine’s alternative Best Film Awards, the Jamesons. Forget the BAFTAs, these are the awards that recognise the existence of GENRE movies! Refreshingly therefore Kick-Ass wins...

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  • It’s a real pleasure to welcome this week’s song choice from fellow Orbit author Robert Jackson Bennett.  Robert and I had a good old blarney about stuff on the Orbit...

    SFF Song of the Week: Robert Jackson Bennett

    It’s a real pleasure to welcome this week’s song choice from fellow Orbit author Robert Jackson Bennett.  Robert and I had a good old blarney about stuff on the Orbit...

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  • Pursuing the ‘crap movies’ theme, here’s a great blog about a movie I haven’t seen for yoinks and have no intention of seeing again any time soon – Zardoz! 

    Zardoz

    Pursuing the ‘crap movies’ theme, here’s a great blog about a movie I haven’t seen for yoinks and have no intention of seeing again any time soon – Zardoz! 

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  • As I mentioned in a previous blog, I have been much entertained at seeing the dreadful dreadful reviews for Zack Snyder’s new movie Sucker Punch.  So I thought I’d check...

    Sucker Punch: the Palmer Take

    As I mentioned in a previous blog, I have been much entertained at seeing the dreadful dreadful reviews for Zack Snyder’s new movie Sucker Punch.  So I thought I’d check...

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  • Great furore has attended the opening of Zack Snyder’s new action fantasy epic Sucker Punch.  Critics hate it;, so much so that some fear Snyder will be sacked from the...

    Sucker Punch

    Great furore has attended the opening of Zack Snyder’s new action fantasy epic Sucker Punch.  Critics hate it;, so much so that some fear Snyder will be sacked from the...

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