Now I’m probably being a touch controversial here, as I have problems with this one, the same problems I’ve had with every book I’ve read by Lauren Beukes. Something always feels like it’s missing. A piece out of place. I am always left dissatisfied. This does not mean to say I dislike her writing. I love […]
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Here it is, book two. The book set in the future. I waffled on for an AGE about this, and had to cut a tonne of my wafflings. Mainly stuff about Lowbeer, one of my fave characters, as that all got a bit spoilerific, but ugh I loved her, that ambiguous, wheeler-dealering, complex woman whose […]
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So…*taps foot* Seems I’m doing what I promised, minus a day here and there where life frankly gets in the way of decent, brain functioning time to write, and I have elicited precisely zero sponsorship for Clarion West. Guess no one wants a flash fiction of their own, hmmm? I’m deeply disappointed in you all. […]
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So, I’m participating (again) in the Clarion write-a-thon, you can find my profile here. I’ve edited it a touch since I first decided to re-register, and my new aims (not yet updated, but hopefully soon) are at least 1k a day, with aspirations of up to 3k. My over-arching goal being to finish a little […]
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Today I am delighted to have the magnificent Colin F.Barnes land on my blog again, promoting his debut novel, the cyberpunk techno-thriller ‘Artificial Evil – Book 1 of The Techxorcist’. Not only can you find out all about this brilliant debut, you can also WIN a copy of the ebook! That’s right, two lucky wee […]
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