Archive for July, 2010

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Saw this and thought of you…

That’s not a patch of moss, that’s… GAH! Comments on the Boing Boing post where I saw this video have identified the species as harvestmen. –But, as anyone who’s read Crawlers might wonder, are they something more sinister? 😀 Here’s a link to my latest post to TBM, this week about a writer of some […]

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Friday, July 23rd, 2010


Recently on Trapped By Monsters: Are Cows Monsters? The Fighting T. Are Owls Monsters? and Alan Moore’s Top Five Tips for Would-Be Writers. Right: if you’ll excuse me I’ve got to climb back into my writing bathysphere. DIVE!

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Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Book me!

My last school visit of this academic year was yesterday, to Sir William Ramsay School in High Wycombe. What a great one to finish up on! Over three sessions I met one hundred and eighty students from the school’s Year 7. All of them were a pleasure to speak to: attentive, enthusiastic and full of […]

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Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Radio Silence

No Crawlers News or Favourite Words from me just now: I’m in full deep dive mode on Phase Five of My Sinister Masterplan. But here’s a TBM post on one of the best things I’ve found out about so far this year. ;D

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Friday, July 2nd, 2010


Yesterday I did my stuff at St Ivo School, Cambridgeshire. The above headline is no comment on the school or the wonderful welcome I received there: I’m referring to one of the most astonishing pieces of art inspired by my stories that it’s yet been my privilege to see. Feast yer eyes on THIS: Yes, […]

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