I probably should have posted about this a long time ago, but Andrew Knighton has written an incredible blog post about the portrayal of mental health in Naming the Bones (which you can find here) And there are minor spoilers for Naming the Bones, if you haven't yet read it. My intention in writing Naming… Continue reading Mental Health & Naming the Bones
University, Week 3. I'd be lying if I said it was getting any easier, or that I no longer have to read texts two, three, four times before I begin to understand them (get stuffed, James Joyce). But...and I say this tentatively, not least because the OCD gremlins might hear it and put the mockers*… Continue reading in which things finally start to click
My MA classes started two weeks ago and while some of the initial trepidation (read: screaming anxiety) has mercifully dissipated, I still feel rather daunted by the whole thing. This week, while reading a Karl Marx essay, followed by a Dorothy Richardson short story, I felt very much as though I had forgotten how to… Continue reading I know one thing: that I know nothing
a politer bunch of reprobates you'll never meet Fantasycon 2017 has been and gone, and in its wake that peculiar sense of almost-bereavement. You forget, over the course of the year, how liberating events like Fantasycon can be. It really is a rare pleasure to find yourself surrounded by people who 'get it': the largely… Continue reading Fantasycon 2017
I'm very excited to be making my first ever appearance in Interzone with my short story "Looking for Laika" - dipping my toe into the sci-fi pool for the very first time.