Monthly Archives: June 2010

King Lear at Wandlebury Country Park

Tears begun streaming down my face and my froat akit. Lissener hispert, ‘Whats the matter?’ I hispert back, ‘O what we ben! And what we come to!’ Riddley Walker, by Russell Hoban   On Tuesday, I went out to Wandlebury … Continue reading

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How do we understand TV as a literary medium?

These are the notes I made in advance of the BSFA/SFF panel. The discussion went off in other and equally interesting directions, but I thought these notes might be of interest anyway. How might we be using the term ‘literary’? … Continue reading

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London, Weekend, Television

As previously mentioned on this journal, I had an early morning panel in London on Saturday, at the BSFA/SFF AGM and minicon. We also had theatre tickets on the Friday night, so we decided to bunk off on Friday and … Continue reading

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BSFA AGM and minicon

Tomorrow morning I’ll be saying what I think about the question: “How do we understand TV as a literary medium?” at the BSFA AGM and minicon, which co-panellists Rob Shearman and Adam Roberts. That’s at the Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington … Continue reading

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Alt.Fiction

I’m looking forward to the Alt.Fiction event in Derby this Saturday, a one-day festival of alternative fiction, with panels on TV tie-in writing, SF writing, screen writing, and discussions such as ‘genre books you must read’. I’m not on any … Continue reading

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Code switching

I am writing two short stories at the moment, switching between them. I work on one in the mornings, and the other in the afternoons. The first is reflective, written in pencil on paper, each word an effort, mined. The … Continue reading

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Requiems for the Departed: launch

This Wednesday, 10th June at 6.30pm, Requiems for the Departed will be launched at the No Alibis Bookstore in Belfast. More here. You can find out more about my story, “The Sea is Not Full”, here, and read a little … Continue reading

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