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Archive for October, 2008

Devoured

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Reading Dave Langford's latest SFX column, I discover that at the Langford household I am cooked, served in cabbage and eaten. Ummena ummena, yum yum.

‘Petrolpunk’ in Extraordinary Engines

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Nick Gevers new collection of short fiction is out now from Solaris, and although I have yet to receive my contributor's copy it looks pretty splendid. 'The definitive steampunk collection', you know ... Amazon's search-inside facility gives you, as taster, the start of my friend James Lovegrove's excellent yarn 'Steampunch'. SFX reviewed it without finding [...]

Stone

Monday, October 20th, 2008

I'm chuffed as all chuffing at the forthcoming (2009) reissue of Stone, its lovely new livery, and the impressively high genius quotient of the other books on the Totally Space Opera list. Genuinely, I'm not worthy. (Torque Control has a post on this 'space opera' masterworks set-of-ten which is worth a gander). I like to [...]

Podcast, reviews, things

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

More news on upcoming publication will follow; but for the time being (as term continues super-busy and rather hectic) here are some smaller things. Firstly, a podcast I did for Gail Martin's excellent 'Chronicles of the Necromancer' site, about Splinter and the end of the world: Ah, the fun we had recording that, what with [...]

Bound proof

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Good grief: dusty in here, isn't it? I need to whizz around with a damp cloth. Well, I've been busy: rather too busy, in many ways. But I'll be popping back in rather more frequently now, I'm pleased to say. To start with, I've just received in the post the very splendid-looking bound proofs of [...]