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November 7, 2018

Preamble: This was the speech I wrote for Fantasticon, which I didn’t quite give (I stopped looking at my phone) and then basically rehashed at FantasyCon 2018 when I won Best Newcomer. I was not even slightly expecting it but also felt like I need to say something. Th...

September 10, 2018

The words haunted house conjures up certain images in the popular imagination, a sort of amalgum of Scooby Do episodes and halloween attractions wrapped up in a sprawling Victorian exterior.

But where does it all come from?

Winchester Mystery House (as it is now titled)...

July 27, 2018

Much of the world building in my novel, Under the Pendulum Sun is fantastical but one detail got a remarkable amount of scientific attention and that is the sun itself.

It began as a simple bit of weirdness, that it would be interesting to have a sun that worked like a...

July 27, 2018

Live roleplay games can vary greatly in format and setup, so a few words before I begin to explain my background and what experience I'm drawing on. I've run twice weekly sessions for our local university game for many years, but my favourite format remains our annual...

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An Unexpected Acceptance Speech at British Fantasy Awards

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