Monthly Archives: January 2008

Film Night: St Trinian’s

“Well done Elspeth-it was Deadly Nightshade” I don’t think Kerry appreciated all the injokes, but I did!  The film pays great homage to the original films (and even has a great tribute to Ronald Searle) I spotted culture references to … Continue reading

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Whilst doing the In-depth Spork of Deathly Hallows we’ve discovered some very interesting things. Other than the obvious that Harry does nothing (including failing to die) throughout and everything else is done by others, Jo can’t use a colon to … Continue reading

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Chapter 20. Pwned. Think we have about another 2 chapters. Maybe 3. I’ve just “discovered” Google Books and I can’t say that I like it much. It might be a good advert for novels and text books and the like … Continue reading

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Men Magazine is out – with my story in, apparently. “Show Don’t Tell” is the story of a young man at a literary convention. Go forth and brave the “top shelves” or “under the counter” or wherever such filth is … Continue reading

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Anyone got any ideas for music i could use for the book trailer (don’t get excited, i’m only looking in advance) for Transgressions (English Civil War) – Is Bach or Handel far far too late? Something stirring, sad or emotional? … Continue reading

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Night Moves is now on sale!

My novella Chiaroscuro is in it, and you get three other stories too. HERE  has done a short round-up review here. And a snippet!

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Film Night: Sweeney Todd

I didn’t know what to expect and I admit that I really liked it… That is what I saw of it… I am the world’s biggest wuss when it comes to gore and this is a very beautifu and stylish … Continue reading

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Torchwood

Oh God this is a good episode.  Cripes.

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Whee! Double Torchwood.

it’s not often that the BBC impresses me – but they did tonight – the younger edited version of Torchwood 2/1 seems only to be cut for violence, NOT man snoggage, as they left in the very passionate John/Jack snog.  … Continue reading

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Ah well, it was bound to happen… I finally got a four star review on Amazon. The reviewer did love the book, though but – and this is interesting (for me) – she thought that the pacing was slow in … Continue reading

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