In conversation with Gillian Polack

On reading women, reading about women, categories and curses. Gillian Polack is a fine writer, a fine person and a good friend of mine. You may remember that I reviewed her novel, Life Through Cellophane, a while back. Sadly, the publisher of that book, Eneit Press,...

Anywhere But Earth now available direct from the publisher

You’ll remember me talking a lot about this book when it was published. I’m very proud to have a story in it – my deep space horror story, Unexpected Launch. And personal bias notwithstanding, I think this is one of the best science fiction...

Top-earning authors

Forbes yesterday released its list of the top-earning authors of 2011. Good to see a lot of genre authors dominating the list, taking 9 of the 15 slots. There are 6 women and 9 men on the list. The big money writers are listed below. The parts in italics are quotes...

Batman action figure animation

You know how much I love a bit of Batman action. Well, thanks to @RedBakersen on Twitter for pointing this one out to me. It’s a 6 minute film using action figures and toys from Christopher Nolan’s Batman films (and a cameo from somewhere else). It’s...