Tag Archives: The World and the Stars

#Author video #interview with – ME!

Life is a little hectic just now, the busiest time of the year in my day job with the competition season in full swing, so writing time is in short supply. With that being the case, blog posts are somewhat lower on my agenda than I’d like (ideas, not so much – storing those up […]

Very last post from #Eastercon #Dysprosium2015 #SF #fantasy

I totally forgot to include these photos in my last post, so a quick picture blog to finish: The Fairy panel: (l to r) ┬áSeanan McGuire, Susan Bartholemew, Raven Dane, Jaine Fenn, Jim Butcher and Benedict Jacka.           And here is the awesome Jim Butcher with his gorgeous wife (a redhead, […]

Virtual Launch Party Invite – THE WORLD AND THE STARS – #SFF #anthology

You are all cordially invited to the virtual launch party for my new release, THE WORLD AND THE STARS, a dazzling collection of 24 science fiction and fantasy stories by some great authors, including Tanith Lee, Liz Williams, Peter T Garratt, Cherith Baldry and myself (!), amongst others ­čśÇ This is a collection of works […]

What went on at #EasterCon – #Dysprosium 2015

EasterCon – Dysprosium┬á2015 Yep, that’s where you can find me this weekend. Well, most of it, anyway. Sometimes life (and work) get a teensy bit in the way… Anyhow, I spent most of yesterday afternoon and evening at The Park Inn, Heathrow, where the Con is being held. As usual, I’d investigated options for getting […]

How do you compile a successful anthology? (And a special offer…)

I ask this question, because it wasn’t something I’d considered before we started work on THE WORLD AND THE STARS. If it is to be a collection of all your own work, then it’s not so complicated. But for a multi-author compilation? Just where do you start? A theme works well, if you start out […]

At last – success! First book earns out and other news

My first book finally earns out! Friends, raise a glass with me – after 6 years, my first traditionally published book has finally earned back its advance and started┬ámaking real┬ámoney! Today, I received in the post my twice yearly Royalty Statement, to find that my equestrian title┬áTHE BUILDING BLOCKS OF TRAINING has moved into the […]