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...
My obsession with snowboarding

My obsession with snowboarding

The first time I realised I was in love with snowboarding, I wasn’t snowboarding. I was flat on my face, with snow up my nose and down my jacket, with my beanie skew on my head and my goggles lying halfway down the slope and some French guy swearing loudly at me as he...
7 great pieces of concept art

7 great pieces of concept art

  Which piece of art do you like the most? The Dinosaur The Soldier The Train Station The Hacker The Carriers The Armour The Hardwired View Results  Loading ...   I’ve been a bit quiet for the past few weeks. There’s a good reason for that....
Release date changes

Release date changes

Just a quick bit of news on the release date for the third (and final!) book in the Outer Earth series. It’s called IMPACT. I have seen the cover, which is stupid dope, but I can’t share it just yet. Originally, Orbit Books’ plan was to release it on...
This little doccie is rad

This little doccie is rad

I can’t blog today. I am THIS CLOSE to finishing the first draft of a new book, and I actually have to finish editing the old book. Weird to think of my third, as-yet-unpublished-but-very-imminent book as ‘old’, but there you go. In lieu of my usual...
The 40 stages of getting a tattoo

The 40 stages of getting a tattoo

  1.OHMYGOD IT LOOKS AWESOME. Also, red. Is the skin supposed to be that red? It’s like mardi gras for my capillaries right now.   2. Time to share it on every social media platform known to man, so that everyone will appreciate my edginess and...
A quick bit of ZERO-G news…

A quick bit of ZERO-G news…

Just a short post today, but oh man. My head is exploding right now. We are three months, exactly, from the launch of ZERO-G, the sequel to TRACER. Orbit Books is releasing it on 21 Jan 2016 – it’ll be paperback in the UK, Australia and South Africa, and...
Want to win a sneak peak at ZERO-G?

Want to win a sneak peak at ZERO-G?

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