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  • Mike Carey recently and very kindly sent me a copy of  his  X-Men series, The Age of X; I did a swapsies and sent him a copy of Hell Ship....

    The Age of X

    Mike Carey recently and very kindly sent me a copy of  his  X-Men series, The Age of X; I did a swapsies and sent him a copy of Hell Ship....

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  •   A huge envelope arrived through my door this week, and inside were Sharrock, Jak and Sai-ias – the three protagonists of my novel Hell Ship. This was the audio...

    Hell Ship Speaks

      A huge envelope arrived through my door this week, and inside were Sharrock, Jak and Sai-ias – the three protagonists of my novel Hell Ship. This was the audio...

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  • The riots are over for now.  Some people have lost their businesses;  four people have died; and those of us who were lucky enough not to be directly involved are...

    A Glimpse of Dystopia

    The riots are over for now.  Some people have lost their businesses;  four people have died; and those of us who were lucky enough not to be directly involved are...

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  • A little while back I read a fascinating series of articles on SF Signal (Part One here, Part Two here) about the Death of Science Fiction – which, like the...

    Fantastic Fiction: SF Rebranded

    A little while back I read a fascinating series of articles on SF Signal (Part One here, Part Two here) about the Death of Science Fiction – which, like the...

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  • I truly can’t wait for the spectacle and silliness of the new Conan the Barbarian Movie…I love Robert E. Howard’s stories and understated stories, and always loved the Arnie version....

    Conan: Coming Soon

    I truly can’t wait for the spectacle and silliness of the new Conan the Barbarian Movie…I love Robert E. Howard’s stories and understated stories, and always loved the Arnie version....

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  • I met Eric Brown at my first Eastercon; he’s a charming guy, and is universally admired as one of the finest and most imaginative writers in SF, equally adept in...

    SFF Song of the Week: Eric Brown

    I met Eric Brown at my first Eastercon; he’s a charming guy, and is universally admired as one of the finest and most imaginative writers in SF, equally adept in...

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  • For some time now I’ve been running a feature on my website  called SFF Song of the Week.  Like a bar which sells books and also serves chocolate, this has...

    SFF Song of the Week: My Top 10

    For some time now I’ve been running a feature on my website  called SFF Song of the Week.  Like a bar which sells books and also serves chocolate, this has...

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  • Yesterday I spent the afternoon signing books at Forbidden Planet…as jobs go, this was a bit like being forced to eat  chocolate in a chocolate factory.  This is the Shaftesbury Avenue...

    Book Signing Weekend

    Yesterday I spent the afternoon signing books at Forbidden Planet…as jobs go, this was a bit like being forced to eat  chocolate in a chocolate factory.  This is the Shaftesbury Avenue...

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  • This week’s blogjay is Peter F. Hamilton, who in my view is one of the greatest writers of space opera around – master of widescreen storytelling but able to create...

    SFF Song of the Week: Peter F. Hamilton

    This week’s blogjay is Peter F. Hamilton, who in my view is one of the greatest writers of space opera around – master of widescreen storytelling but able to create...

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  • This is the longest of the excerpts provided by Recorded Books from their audio book version of Hell Ship.  It’s narrated by Sai-ias, who is the heroine of the story ...

    Sai-ias Speaks

    This is the longest of the excerpts provided by Recorded Books from their audio book version of Hell Ship.  It’s narrated by Sai-ias, who is the heroine of the story ...

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  • The Craziest SF Novel Ever?

    Debatable Space

    The Craziest SF Novel Ever?

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  • Revenge and Taxonomy on an Alien Planet

    Red Claw

    Revenge and Taxonomy on an Alien Planet

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  • A Cyborg Cop in the Exodus Universe

    Version 43

    A Cyborg Cop in the Exodus Universe

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  • Slayer of Universes

    Hell Ship

    Slayer of Universes

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  • Rebel, Stone Cold Killer and Bibliophile

    Artemis

    Rebel, Stone Cold Killer and Bibliophile

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  • I’m pleased to say that I’ll be signing copies of HELL SHIP at Forbidden Planet on the 30th July, at a mass signing with fellow orbit authors Simon Morden, Nicole...

    Orbit Summer Signing

    I’m pleased to say that I’ll be signing copies of HELL SHIP at Forbidden Planet on the 30th July, at a mass signing with fellow orbit authors Simon Morden, Nicole...

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  • Yesterday I played a brief excerpt from the audio book of Hell Ship, featuring Sharrock, one of the book’s three narrators.  Today, meet Jak. Jak is an alien from a...

    Jak Speaks

    Yesterday I played a brief excerpt from the audio book of Hell Ship, featuring Sharrock, one of the book’s three narrators.  Today, meet Jak. Jak is an alien from a...

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  • Today is the UK publication date of HELL SHIP.  And I thought I’d celebrate by introducing you to Sharrock, one of the three main characters in the story. Sharrock has...

    Sharrock Speaks

    Today is the UK publication date of HELL SHIP.  And I thought I’d celebrate by introducing you to Sharrock, one of the three main characters in the story. Sharrock has...

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  •   Charlie Stross has a new book out and he’s written a fascinating piece about its themes over at the Orbit site, including the technology of near-future policing, which you...

    The Near Future

      Charlie Stross has a new book out and he’s written a fascinating piece about its themes over at the Orbit site, including the technology of near-future policing, which you...

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  • HELL SHIP: PUBLISHED TODAY IN THE US OF A! Regular readers of this blog will know that occasionally I produce ‘moodboards’ of my various novels. Here’s Debatable Space.  Here’s Red...

    Moodboard for Hell Ship

    HELL SHIP: PUBLISHED TODAY IN THE US OF A! Regular readers of this blog will know that occasionally I produce ‘moodboards’ of my various novels. Here’s Debatable Space.  Here’s Red...

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