COVER LAUNCH: Adrift (Out 2018)

COVER LAUNCH: Adrift (Out 2018)

IT IS HERE. YES IT IS. AND YOU CAN PREORDER IT AAAAAAAAAH   That’s the cover for my new book ADRIFT. It’s out June 2018. Isn’t it a beauty? It’s designed by Orbit Books artist Charlotte Stroomer. The book itself – which is about a...
How To Be A Professional Writer

How To Be A Professional Writer

I got to see an old friend for dinner last week, and one of the things we talked about as we stuffed our faces and got drunk was what it meant to be a professional writer. This wasn’t a philosophical conversation. It wasn’t even a particularly coherent...
Short Story Review: The Bright Sessions

Short Story Review: The Bright Sessions

Welcome to my new weekly blog post, where I’ll be reviewing short stories. There are thousands and thousands of them available – in magazines, podcasts, online anthologies, with hundreds more dropping every month. Every week, I’ll listen to and/or read one or...
Short Story Review: Nice, by A.E. Ash

Short Story Review: Nice, by A.E. Ash

Welcome to my new weekly blog post, where I’ll be reviewing short stories. There are thousands and thousands of them available – in magazines, podcasts, online anthologies, with hundreds more dropping every month. Every week, I’ll listen to and/or read one or...
How Naughty Dog screwed up Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

How Naughty Dog screwed up Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

It’s amazing how even good companies can screw up the most basic things. You might not know the name Naughty Dog, but you’ve definitely heard of what they do. They make videogames. Games like The Last Of Us, Crash Bandicoot, and the incredible Uncharted series. They...
NEW BOOKS INCOMING!

NEW BOOKS INCOMING!

Time for some big news. Not only do I have news on the book coming next summer – which is an idea I’m so excited about that my head is going to pop right off my shoulders and go bouncing around the room like a loony pinball – but I also have a cover reveal...
My cancer scare

My cancer scare

(Yes, those cookies have nothing to do with cancer. Did you seriously think I was going to put a picture of cancer up there? I just wanted an image to put at the top of the blog, and I like cookies. Side note: do not ever, ever, ever Google “cancer...