Monthly Archives: November 2006

Flat Ogres

Apparently – and you probably don’t need the private mythology of my novel to get the gist of it – this is what a Flat Ogre is, according to my immortal huntress Mara. We could see that the small trees … Continue reading

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A couple of reviews

I forgot to say that the Timeshift programme Parallel Worlds, with me holding forth on various subjects was on tonight. If people are desperate to watch me be pompous, it is probably downloadable somewhere. Meanwhile two reviews, both of them … Continue reading

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The reason that there has not been any of the fanfic I promised people is that the novel seems to have kicked in again to the tune of 7k or so in the last two weeks. I have been giving … Continue reading

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A review and other stuff

First my Mike Harrison piece is finally out

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My editor has suddenly decided, partly because she likes it so much and because some of it is quite informal, that she wants a less academic-sounding title for Superheroes!. And this is fine, because I was never entirely sold on … Continue reading

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This makes a certain amount of sense

the Wit (61% dark, 15% spontaneous, 36% vulgar) your humor style:CLEAN | COMPLEX | DARK You like things edgy, subtle, and smart. I guess that means you’re probably an intellectual, but don’t take that to mean pretentious. You realize ‘dumb’ … Continue reading

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Or why people dislike moderates

I have just been watching the second part of the BBC’s quite good series about British SF and came away snarking at some of the talking heads – not of course any of the current sf great and good, like … Continue reading

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