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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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In praise of translators

I have a fantasy of one day taking all the translations of various versions of my book, combining them together and re-translating them back into English.  A bit like constantly re-running things through google translate, […]

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Event January 29th at Foyles Charing Cross!

Guys!  I’m gonna be talking with Pierce Brown about his new book on Monday January 29th at Foyles… come along and say hello, it should be tonnes of fun! http://www.foyles.co.uk/Public/Events/Detail.aspx?eventId=3524

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Neeewwwww Boooookkk Soooooon!!

And other deeply literary announcements. Here is a cover: Here is a blurb: Theo Miller knows the value of human life – to the very last penny.  Working in the Criminal Audit Office, he assesses […]

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World Fantasy Award 2017

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! And maybe also: WHHHHOOOOOOOOOO!!! Um… and also some very literary sounds. Yesterday the Sudden Appearance of Hope won the World Fantasy Award.  Owing to time differences, I found out about this around 9.40 p.m., […]

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Black Mirror

After long last, I’m really excited to say that yes, I’ve been writing a novella for Black Mirror.  Myself, Cory Doctorow and Sylvain Neuvel are doing three separate novellas drawn on the themes and ethos […]

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