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Archive for May, 2018

“By The Pricking of Her Thumb” Cover Re-Reveal!

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Here's Blacksheep's Thumb cover again, this time with one less typo! This is the one that will go out to the world.

“By The Pricking Of Her Thumb” Cover Reveal

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

The designers and artists at the mighty Blacksheep studio have, once again, done me proud. That's the cover to the sequel to Real-Town Murders: also set in future-Reading, another impossible murder for Alma to investigate, this time parsing Kubrick rather than Hitchcock. Now: I know I never write sequels, that I do something new each […]


Thursday, May 17th, 2018

The Portuguese translation of my History of Science Fiction (2nd ed 2016) is now out. I must say: I very much like that cover. Ficção Científica for the win!

What Does Adam Do All Day?

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Nice photoshop, no? I'm a writer, so mostly What I Do All Day is write. Since the part I love most about being a writer is the actual writing, and the parts I enjoy least are all the other stuff, working through edits and doing proofs, pitching ideas and filling in my tax returns, reading […]

New for Spring

Friday, May 4th, 2018

The big news for Spring is that the novel I wrote out of Anthony Burgess's Black Prince screenplay, working with his idea of doing the 14th-century in the style of Dos Passos, is going to be published. Over at Unbound enough pledges have been obtained to make the book a reality (in October, I think), […]