Story in The Scarlet Traces Anthology

My story ‘The Mechanical Marionette Mob’ appears in Ian Edginton’s Scarlet Traces anthology, which is out now.

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On the Thrill-Cast talking Anderson

I’m on the latest 2000 AD Thrill-Cast with author Laurel Sills, editor David Moore, and Mike Molcher discussing 2000 AD‘s legendary PSI-Judge, Judge Anderson.

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Bone Mother for Halloween

  You can now watch the full short stop-motion animation of Bone Mother, created by Dale Hayward & Sylvie Trouvé and based on my short story, courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada. But be quick, there’s no guarantee she’ll remain online after Halloween…

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Bone Mother optioned

I’m delighted to announce that my short story ‘Bone Mother’ has been optioned by the National Film Board of Canada’s Animation Studio with the view to make a short stop-motion animated film, which will be adapted and directed by Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward, and produced for the NFB by Jelena Popovic. I’m going to…

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spirits lifted

A couple of days ago I heard from Tim Deal, the editor of Shroud Magazine, that he’s buying my short story “The Tamga” for issue number six. It will be the first edition of Shroud to be distributed throughout the USA via the Barnes and Noble bookstores. I’m delighted to sell another story to Shroud,…

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trampling virgin soil

Today is a good mail day. Not only did I get a cheque for my short story “Home” from Tim Deal at Shroud Magazine, but I received the latest edition of Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, which is always cause for celebration. It contains a new story by Maureen F. McHugh, whose molecules are imbued with…

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"Home" sale

Good news on a wet miserable day. Timothy Deal, the editor of Shroud Magazine, contacted me today to inform me that my short story “Home” will be in the second issue. I wrote the first draft of “Home” at Clarion West for the week Ellen Datlow mentored, but in a crisis of confidence I wrote…

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