We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

Writing

Now That Edits Are Over

… I am, for the first time since… oooh… can’t really remember… sitting down and thinking about what to do next. Don’t get me wrong: I’m gonna write more books next. ‘Cos writing is awesome. […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

Philip K Dick Award

To my delight and gratitude, 84K has been shortlisted for the Philip K. Dick Award for 2019! It’s an amazing shortlist to be on, and an award with an incredible heritage and legacy, so I’m […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

A Life In Apps

When this blog started, I had the same phone I’d had at school. It made calls; it received calls. That was all. That was all I needed. It probably still is. However, since then, the […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

Christmas 2018!

Happy Christmas all! Another solar orbit done, and not gonna lie, 2018 has had a fair number of downs, as well as some truly extraordinary ups. 2019 looks like it will also be a bit […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

Girly Girly Violence – 2018

It surprises me how, years later, a blog post I wrote about being a woman doing a martial art is still getting comments.  Particularly, people are STILL debating the merit of hitting a guy in […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

My local library

When I was at primary school, we’d sometimes walk round the back of the carpark, up the back road and to my local library.  It was a treat – a special day.  We’d sing “the […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

Fantasycon 2018

A (apologetically late) shout-out to anyone who’s going to be at Fantasycon 2018 in Chester this year!  There’s loads of wonderful people going, and I have a feeling large quantities of alcohol will be consumed […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

AMA and 84K!

If you are in the USA, the 84K publishes today, whoooo! If you are in the UK, then despite the fact it’s my home turf, I think you’ve got a few more days to go, […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

MCM Comicon London 2018

Comicon!  Let’s all go to Comicon whooopeeee!! This year it’s happening 25th-27th of May at London Excel, and I’m going to be there with all of these fine fellows talking about books, and adventures, and […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

84K – New Book Soon!

Just a reminder to all and sundry that the next book, 84K, is out in less than a month in the UK and US in papery form and audiobook!  It’s the story of what happens […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

Ursula Le Guin

A few weeks ago, Ursula K. Le Guin died.  She was one of the bad-ass bosses of fantasy/SF writing, and with her passing it feels like a whole era is ending.  She was also one […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

More Upcoming Events 2018

Some dates for the diary coming right up… Saturday 24th February, I’m part of SFX’s BookCon at Foyles on Charing Cross Road, chatting about Adaptations with the wonderful Adam Roberts and Richard Morgan, whose recent […]

Read More
Related Categories: Claire North Posts, Writing

We use cookies to enhance your visit to us. By using our website you agree to our use of these cookies. Find out more.