Creative Input: the weird and the blues

First up – there’s still time to enter my giveaway to win a signed print copy of Double Vision. You’ve got ‘til Monday 2nd May at 5pm BST and all you’ve gotta do is follow me on Twitter and retweet the below tweet. Win a signed copy of DOUBLE VISION. Out 30th April. Follow and…

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If you were a book pusher what book would you push?

Did I mention that Double Vision is out on Saturday? Did I mention that it’s only bloody well available for pre-order now? Yes? Maybe once or twice? Well, in an unscheduled interlude to the Double Vision public service announcements, and a possible break (but no guarantees) from cat pictures, let’s talk about books. Ah, them…

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Your indie book shout outs

First things first – you lot are bloody lovely you are. It’s true. Since my last post where I shared the news about venturing into the lands of self publishing, I’ve had so many kind messages offering support, advice and general all round fuzziness it nearly made me emoticon everywhere. It means a lot to…

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Stepping into self-publishing

This is it, guys. This is me, checking out my New Year’s resolution-y things and getting some plans in place. And it’s time to get some wordy goodness out there in bookish form, which you’ll hopefully enjoy and share and generally have a damn good time with. It’s scary, stepping into self-publishing. Stepping in. Stepping…

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Creative Input: Dystopian Times

I just love a little bit of dystopia. I think I might have an addiction. But it’s a damn good addiction – one, incidentally, that can be enjoyed while eating enough chocolate to make you sick over a bank holiday weekend. Just saying. And here’s how I’m currently drowning myself in dystopia – in the…

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The Beast – an introduction

I was reading the twitterings and surfing the internet-lands, and came across Lauren Beukes (read all of her books right now, they are just bloody great) writing about her cats over at Book Riot. A beautiful, sad, lovely post about cats and pets and how important they are. Which they are – they’re part of…

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