Occasionally I do actually write things

Interzone 260 cover clip

I’ve been absolutely terrible lately at bigging up any of the writing I’ve been doing. Fortunately, I have genuinely exciting news! Time to grab the doldrums by the metaphorical shoulders, fling them into the seat of a jalopy and kick it down the hill, all the while screaming “SOMETHING IS HAPPENING”.

Vector 2014 Recommendations

Vector game graphics

A short write-up of a few assorted 2014 favourites, originally intended for publication in Vector. It’s not appearing there, so it’s here instead. Fancy that!

A short writing update

That Broken Punk Metaphor art

A quick update on some of my writing for other venues.

Review: Jesus and the Eightfold Path (Lavie Tidhar), The Joy of Technology (Roy Gray), Paintwork (Tim Maughan)

Paintwork feat

A review covering three books from three up-and-coming authors (on in Tidhar’s case, fairly well established). Originally published in Vector.

S L Grey – The Mall review

The Mall cover

“Leading duo Rhoda and Dan are less heroic than most. The former has lost a child in the mall whilst scoring coke, and the latter is a socially and emotionally stunted miseryguts who despises his job. Events fling this unwilling pair of misanthropes together in pursuit of the child Rhoda has lost.”

Re/Action magazine #1 (Winter 2010/11)

Re/Action self-describes as a feminist magazine dedicated to reviewing and analysing pop culture, devised as a frustrated response to the inherent assumption in most mass media that its default audience is white, male and hetero. In the words of Homer Simpson: “I’m a white male, age 18 to 49. Everyone listens to me, no matter […]

20th Sussex CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival

Here’s something I wrote for a friend’s prototype Brighton boozin’ website. I’ve no idea if his project will ever come to fruition but I enjoyed writing and, er, researching this, so here you go – enjoy. (For other booze-related blogging, why not check out my friend Rachel’s lackadaisical blog Victory Gin? If you do she […]