The Hummingbird and the Bear: novel review There’s something very interesting about meeting a writer after you’ve read their work, although meeting somebody immediately after reading their novel can be a little disjointing. For years I’ve despaired of readers who have the misguided impression that I am the character(s) I write about. This can be […]

Rapture syndrome (or flu) and launches, reviews and writerly things For the past week I have either had precursors of The Rapture or flu, depending on where you are based in the world and how credulous you are. I think the voiceless, joint-aching, temperature-rocketing condition is a virus, but certain American states appear to believe […]

Just a quickie – this is a really exciting project in which I’m proud to be playing a minor role. Kudos to the amazing organisers. Go and read Nicholas Hogg’s taut microstory right here and be amazed. Can’t wait until my gloriously beautiful and surreal photo is revealed … ekphrastic writing is alive and well […]