"Arachnophile" by Betty Rocksteady On sale here. As an arachnophobe, I’ve never found myself asking the question “If I lived in a world of giant, sapient spiders, would I be a bigot?” That is, not until I read this book. And any book that can make you ask such a question must be doing something… Continue reading Reviews: “Arachnophile”, “Skull Nuggets” and “Day of the Milkman”
"Fortune Box" by Madeleine Swann On sale here. There’s a scene in the television series LOST where one character puts forth the idea of a large magic box, and when you open it, whatever you want to find inside is there waiting for you. I love LOST. But nobody’s talking about that thing anymore, so… Continue reading Reviews: “Fortune Box”, “Aunt Poster” and “Journey to the Edge of the Flat Earth”.
Since Amazon is being a tossbag and still won’t let me post book reviews there (reviews which it would randomly delete if posted, according to some authors I’ve networked with), I’ve decided to start uploading my reviews to this site as well. This counts as fresh content, right? Anyway, here are the first two books… Continue reading Reviews: “F4” by Larissa Glasser and “Polymer” by Caleb Wilson
Paperbacks are like feet - even people who haven’t read a novel since high school love to fetishise them. I love paperbacks for all the reasons you’ve heard argued and likely agree with. I love the smell of a print book. I love the tactile feel of the coarse paper against my fingertips and being… Continue reading Attention authors: Publish ebooks. That’s all.
Burgerquest 2 was the story I’d had in my heart since 2004 and the one I’d been looking at through the shop window as I was writing Burgerquest. And while I was penning (keyboarding?) the second, I was similarly building all these intricate ideas for five more sequels. Burgerquest 2 was “the dream”. But I’ve… Continue reading The untold origin story of Food Versus Evil (part 2)
Today, I launch my cutting-edge new blog - a platform where I vow that updates will be self-indulgent and infrequent. But this place can’t fizzle away into (further) obscurity if it doesn’t have anything to fizzle away from, right? It needs at least a few articles before the long winter of its unupdatedness cometh. So… Continue reading The untold origin story of Food Versus Evil