• Wom@rts Exhibition in Maribor

    The comic book narrative I created at the Womarts Illustrators & Comics Residency in Angoulême, France is part of a roaming international exhibition, and its first showing will be in Maribor, Slovenia from 26 April - 1 June 2019.

  • RBG is FTW

    The documentary RBG, about the life and career of American Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is a fascinating portrait of a civil rights advocate who has developed into a cult figure late in life.

  • Happy New Year!

    What says Happy New Year more than a colony of bats with tiny jockeys riding upon them? May they shower Bright New Year wishes upon you! The inaugural issue of my newsletter Irregular Thoughts has gone out to subscribers.

  • You Were Never Really Here

    A stunning piece of art by Lynne Ramsay, with an outstanding performance by Joaquin Phoenix at its centre, You Were Never Really Here cements Ramsay's position as one of the exceptional filmmakers of this era.

  • Fantasycon 2018

    Newly arrived in Chester, UK for the start of the always-fun Fantasycon weekend, I’m dressed appropriately. I’ll be on the following panels: 5 pm on Saturday, 20 October The Horror Writers Association Panel I’m moderating, and also attending is Marie O’Regan, Ramsey Campbell, CC Adams and Phil Sloman 6 pm on Saturday, 20 October Screenwriting for TV I’m moderating a panel with Stephen Volk, Terry Grimwood, Gavin Williams and Stephen Gallagher. 8 pm on Saturday, 20 October Brave New Words I’m on the Brave New Words podcast with Ed Fortune, Anna Stephens, Rebecca Derrick, Anne Fortune and Claire North 1 pm on Sunday, 21 October Strange Fictions I’m on the…

  • BFS Nominee in Best Non-Fiction

    I was stunned when I received the news that my book about David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me has been nominated for a BFS British Fantasy Award in the Best Non-Fiction category. You write work and you put it out in the world, and you hope that people will enjoy it. I generally don’t think about awards because there are so many factors involved that a nomination is unlikely. I try to focus on my current writing, and once it is done, and out, I turn my attention to the next project. I don’t look back very often because I’m no longer the writer that produced the previous…