Archive for May, 2010

Monday, May 31st, 2010

When Tim Met Godzilla!

OK, this is something I’m really proud of: I’ve been interviewed by G-Fan Magazine – the official periodical of The Godzilla Society of North America! To my enormous glee and delight I was approached by Allen Debus, one of the magazine’s writers, who’d read Tim, Defender of the Earth, liked it, and wanted to put [...]

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Monday, May 24th, 2010

Diabolical Housekeeping

Just a quick post to let you know that The Mighty WebSphinx has come through with some important updates to the website of my debut novel The Black Tattoo. She’s straightened up the Editions and Links pages. No less than eight recent questions and answers have been added to the Black Tat Q&A Page. We’ve [...]

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Monday, May 17th, 2010

Trapped By Monsters Live in Lincoln 2010: A Survivor’s Tale

Ali Sparkes, Mark Robson, Tommy Donbavand and I have returned from our show at the Lincoln Book Festival. One of us returned inside a monster. But all of us will bear the psychological scars of what transpired… After an opening section in which the monsters allowed each of us thirty seconds to plead pathetically not [...]

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Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Kicking Up A Stink In Lincoln

Are you going to be anywhere near the city of Lincoln, Lincolnshire this coming Sunday the 16th of May? Would you like to see me, Ali Sparkes, Tommy Donbavand and Mark Robson make utter fools of ourselves before one of us is eaten by a monster? Click here for the website of the Lincoln Book [...]

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Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Storming Formby

Three quick pics from yesterday’s four talks at Range High and Formby High in Formby, near Liverpool. What a great day. A huge thank you to everyone I met and spoke to for the lovely warm welcome they gave me… …But special thanks have to go to the man on the left here: Tony of [...]

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Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Kaiju Haiku Attack!

As anyone familiar with Tim, Defender of the Earth will know, I’m a MASSIVE fan of giant monsters. Imagine my delight this week when I discovered this site full of beautiful haiku about Godzilla and other classic kaiju. Warren Ellis (on whose wonderful swear-filled blog I found the link) was particularly taken with this one: [...]

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