The cost of being a superhero

Thanks to Stan Yip for pointing this one out to me. Those folks over at Mashable have shared some infographics, created by MoneySupermarket.com. They prove why only rich industrialists and philanthropist billionaire playboys can really take superherodom seriously....

Goodreads Best Horror Novellas list

You’re a member of Goodreads, right? www.goodreads.com You really should be. It’s a brilliant site, excellent for cataloging your reading. It’s one of the best places to do just about the best thing you can do for authors – rate and review...

The Dark Knight Rises – thoughts on a trilogy

There aren’t any spoilers in this post, but there are some spoilers at the places I link to at the end, so be warned. It’s no secret that I’m a Batman fan. In fact, that’s an understatement – I fucking love Batman, in a totally platonic...

The stories of the last three weeks

I’m back. My brain is a puddle of blancmange, swilling around in the back of my skull somewhere due to 25-odd hours of air travel and transit waiting I’ve just been through, so I’m not making much sense. But I have to stay awake till bedtime on the...