Read stuff I wrote

This is at least nominally a writing blog… so, here’s some writing.

Stuff you can read for free online:

Surfaced at Inkitt.com (Darkest Place Horror Contest second place winner, 2015)
Cold Grey at Every Day Fiction (2012) (Also available as a podcast!)
Languaging at Every Day Fiction (2012) Continue reading

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What I Did at Nine Worlds 2017

This time last year, I got my first experience of Nine Worlds, a ‘geekfest’—AKA, a SF/F, film, TV, gaming, comic, book, cosplay, fandom, and all-sorts-of-other-things extravaganza that takes place yearly in London. It left me simultaneously invigorated and knackered, and naturally, I couldn’t wait to do it all again. One of the reasons 9W stands head and shoulders above the crowd is its inclusiveness, and they do what they can to extend this to affordability by having a monthly payment plan, which I signed up to as soon as I heard about it.

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New blog, same stuff

This blog has always languished a bit, partly because I didn’t really know what it was — an ill-sorted mishmash of academic posts and links to my fiction. So, I’ve taken the executive decision to start up a new blog, and move the academic stuff over there. You can find it here.

I’ll be keeping the fiction writing stuff here. And on that note, I’m very happy to be a contributor to Into the Woods, another spine-chilling anthology from the estimable folks at Hic Dragones. Like creepy fairies, creepy trees, creepy… creepiness? This is the droid you’re looking for.

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IS blog tour post.

Just a quick note to say that my guest post on Hannah Kate’s blog for the Impossible Spaces blog tour is up! It’s a little bit about my writing, mostly about Cwmbran.

If you haven’t already taken a look at the anthology (and why not?), you can get your copy here. *plug plug*

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