Archive for June, 2011

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Things I Love

I’ve just spent a week in Iceland. It was wonderful. I love the Icelandic Sagas and I’ve put a big blog piece together about them at Trapped By Monsters. Meanwhile here’s a question that I found waiting for me in the Black Tat Guestbook on my return that (in answering it) allowed me to talk [...]

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Friday, June 17th, 2011

Get Your Crawl On

To celebrate the launch of the all-new unabridged audio edition of CRAWLERS there’s a giveaway / competition going on right now at Spine Chills, the bloodcurdling blog of the supremely sinister Holly ‘Heart of’ Harkness. For the chance to win one of these fine items, here’s what Holly wants you to do: Simply write a [...]

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Thursday, June 16th, 2011

It’s days like this…

Not much (update – else!) to report: I’m currently in full research mode. So instead of a blog post here’s one of my very favourite things in the entire world ever. The Big Snit has been cheering me up and making me grin for over twenty years now. Here’s hoping it does the same for [...]

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Wrath of the Mega-Squirrel

A big thank you to everyone I met and spoke to today at Chilwell School in Beeston, Nottinghamshire for their warm welcome. The audiences for my two talks were my biggest in a while, and they were absolutely brilliant — enthusiastic, astonishingly pin-drop silent for the readings and full of awesome questions. At lunchtime in [...]

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