Archive for the "News" Category

Fri, 14 September 2018 Comics Residency in Angoulême

I’m really pleased to announce that I’ve been selected to be part of a special 10-day group residency in Angoulême in France, as part of one of the initiatives of a Creative Europe Project called Wom@rts.
I’m equally pleased to hear that the other Irish candidate is Fionnuala Doran. We’ll be joined by the following talented [...]

Wed, 12 September 2018 Bone Mother Première

Check out the cool poster for Bone Mother, the stop-motion animated short film by Dale Hayward & Sylvie Trouvé, which is having its World Première this weekend at Festival Stop Motion in Montreal.

That tiny print with ‘based on the short story by Maura McHugh’ gives me a little thrill. Plus, I love its title in [...]

Thu, 07 June 2018 On a break (temporarily)

No, not a still from the Mummy, but my (filtered) right hand in a cast after a fall last weekend.
I’ve a small break of the distal radius and other than being supremely fed up of this already, as well as grumpy about sore ribs, I’m fine. Thankfully, no surgery is required – as breaks go [...]

Tue, 19 September 2017 Jennifer Wilde is on Kickstarter

The Jennifer Wilde point & click adventure game, based on the comic book series I wrote which was published by Atomic Diner Comics, is now up on Kickstarter.
I’m also the scriptwriter for this, back with my old buddy Stephen Downey, who is CEO of Outsider Games, and the original artist for the series. The art [...]

Thu, 01 September 2016 Ten Tall Tales

I’m happy to say that my dark fantasy story ‘The Fruit of the Tree’ will be in the Ten Tall Tales anthology from NewCon Press, edited by Ian Whates.

You can pre-order it online now.
The book will launch at 3.00 pm on Saturday, 24 September at Fantasycon in Scarborough, and I’ll be there (along with many [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016 World Fantasy Award Nomination for Cassilda’s Song

I’m pleased to hear that Cassilda’s Song: Tales Inspired by Robert W. Chambers King in Yellow Mythos, edited by Joe S. Pulver, has been nominated for a World Fantasy Award in the Anthology category. Congratulations to Joe for assembling such a super line-up of writers, and I’m so glad to be part of the project.
The [...]

Thu, 16 June 2016 Dublin Ghost Story Festival

I’ll be one of the guests at the Dublin Ghost Story Festival, which is taking place from 19 – 21 August 2016, at the Freemason Grand Lodge of Ireland, 17 Molesworth Street in Dublin.
The Guest of Honour is Adam Nevill and the Master of Ceremonies is John Connolly. Other guests include: A.K. Benedict, Paul Kane, [...]

Fri, 11 March 2016 Making the Modern Heroine

Tonight I’ll be speaking at the two hundred and forty sixth Inaugural meeting of The Hist in Trinity College Dublin, on the subject of ‘Making the Modern Heroine’. I’ll be discussing the topic in relation to pop culture.
It’s been a long time since I was a student at TCD, so it’s likely to be [...]

Mon, 22 February 2016 Reading Territory

‘Territory’, a story written by Julie Steinbacher, has gone up on Podcastle today as a podcast.
I read the story, along with Kim Jones, for Podcastle.
I’ve done enough radio and podcasts before to know I enjoy this kind of work, so it was a no-brainer when Rachael Jones, the co-editor of Podcastle, approached me with [...]

Wed, 16 September 2015 Kildare Readers Festival 2015

I’m very pleased to be part of the Kildare Readers Festival 2015, which is taking place in Newbridge from Thursday 8th – Sunday 18th October.
At 8pm on Thursday, 15 October Kim Newman and I will be talking about ‘Things That Go bump in the Night… and why we love them!’ at the Riverbank Arts Centre. [...]

  • Quote

    “All that I hope to say in books, all that I ever hope to say, is that I love the world.” — E.B. White

  • Publications

    Slideshow time!
  • Pages

  • Tweets

    Facebook Twitter Flickr
    Google+ LinkedIn Tumblr
  • Recent Comments

  • Latest Flickr Images

    www.flickr.com
    Splinister's items Go to Splinister's photostream
  • Tags

  •  

    September 2018
    M T W T F S S
    « Aug    
     12
    3456789
    10111213141516
    17181920212223
    24252627282930