Archive for December, 2010

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

A Very Happy Festive Wossname To All Readers!

If anyone gives/gave you Crawlers for Christmas a) I’m amazed b) I’m delighted and c) the person who gave it to you is awesome. You can tell them I said so. Coming Soon! By (some!) Popular Demand! A complete list of my Twittered favourite words so far – plus the chance to vote for your [...]

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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Loitering Snow Goons

Found these two shady characters (above, below) lurking on my balcony on Saturday night. When I approached the first to try to make some friendly conversation he became quite aggressive. Here he is (below) telling me in no uncertain terms to get out of his face and go back indoors!

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Music for Monsters

It’s the time of year for roundups, when pundits fill space in blogs and papers by making lists of things. In my case, as it’s been about a year since the last time I did it, I thought I’d pass along some music recommendations. If my neighbours have ever wondered this year just what that [...]

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Monday, December 6th, 2010

Bloody Christmas

The Chainsaw Gang‘s shadowy mastermind Sarwat Chadda has struck again. Myself, Alex Bell, Alexander Gordon Smith, William Hussey, Steve Feasey, Jon Mayhew, Sarah Silverwood, Stephen Deas and David Gatward have all been nastily assimilated into a terrifying, all-consuming, unholy mutant gene-splice of Blog Tour and… Christmas Carol? Yes: as I type these words it’s just [...]

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Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Starring…

At my visit to Bushey Meads School yesterday not just one but two of the young people I spoke to asked to have their first names used in my next book. I did my best to warn them that their names might go to characters who, say, eat children but, strangely, that didn’t seem to [...]

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