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Galaxy National Book Awards

I have been nominated as a Best New Writer for the National Book Awards 2011. The award ceremony will take place on Friday the 4th of November and will be televised on one of the Channel Fours, probably in bite … Continue reading

Moon Over Soho Audio

Just received word that the unabridged audio version Moon Over Soho will be available for download from the 21st of July. It will be read, as was Rivers of London, by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith who not only does a much better … Continue reading

Mein Name ist Peter Grant.

Rivers of London is being published in Germany by DTV, here is their cover and here is their blurb… »Können Sie beweisen, dass Sie tot sind?« Peter Grant ist Police Constable in London mit einer ausgeprägten Begabung fürs Magische. Was … Continue reading

Signing at Romford Waterstone next Saturday

I will be signing copies of, well anything that gets shoved in front of me but hopefully, copies of the newly released ‘Moon Over Soho’ on the Saturday the 23rd of April. It will kick off at 13:00 PM so … Continue reading

Gibbon Wrangling for Beginners: Part 1

Dealing with the Patronage Delusion It is an unfortunate fact of life that if you embark upon a career in writing that sooner or later you will find yourself dealing with a gibbon(1), sometimes a whole troop of gibbons. This … Continue reading

A Party Somewhere Strangely Familiar

Tonight I have been invited to Orion Publishing Group’s Author Party. For this event I intend to wear my cleanest T-shirt and my least faded jeans(1). This morning I checked the invitation and realised that it was being held at … Continue reading

Midnight Riot: The Trailer

Nancy Pearl

“The most entertaining book that I have read in such a long time is a first novel called Midnight Riot, by a guy named Ben Aaronovitch. It has wizards, the rivers of London, murder most foul, cops, ghosts. It’s very … Continue reading

City of Monsters, Ghosts and Gods

Sun, Sea, Sand and Sci Fi

I had a good time despite a shower that provided, at its maximum setting, a slight increase in humidity. I got to meet many people I’ve hitherto only known as books to be shelved, Dan Abnett, David Moody, Stephen Baxter, … Continue reading