Comments!

Just a quick update to apologise to anybody who has been having trouble commenting on this site. Although sleek and elegant, I was finding that the comments system that I was using was not working for any other users of the site. So I have …

Lyre reviewed on Vulpes Libris

I was very pleased this morning to wake up to a lovely review of The Descent of the Lyre on the excellent Vulpes Libris, one of my favourite book blogging sites. Here’s a short extract:   “It’s just a good novel, a very good read, and a …

On Radio Wildfire, in the Loop

Radio Wildfire is one of the UK’s most innovative literary radio stations, broadcasting on the first Monday of every month, and—in between—offering all kinds of literary goodness in their continually streaming Loop. This month, I’m in the Loop, giving a couple of readings from my …

Contact Form

Just a quick post to say that I’ve fixed the contact form on this site. Never needing to contact myself, I’d overlooked the fact that after changing a few settings, the form was no longer working properly. Things should now be back to normal (I’ve …

The Descent of the Lyre review on thebookbag.co.uk

There’s a wonderful new five star review of The Descent of the Lyre up on book review website, theBookBag.co.uk. “Seasoned with knowledge of philosophy and storytelling as well as a deft touch and lyrical beauty,” they say, “it feels totally original.” You can read the full …

Utopia etc.

I was very pleased this morning to receive my contributor’s copy to the Five Leaves anthology on Utopia, a wonderful collection of essays on utopias, dystopias and everything in between, edited by Ross Bradshaw. You can get your copy from Inpress books. My own contribution …

On Radio Bulgaria

The other week I had a fun phone call to Sofia, Bulgaria, where I chatted to Rossitsa Petcova about my novel, The Descent of the Lyre. Radio Bulgaria have now published the interview online, and you can have a listen by clicking here. Get yourself …

The Descent of the Lyre: GoodReads Giveaway

There are now two copies of The Descent of the Lyre up for grabs in this GoodReads giveaway. You have until the 4th November to sign up for your chance to win yourself a free copy. The Giveaway is open to Goodreads members from the UK, …