Weedy words of praise from a publisher in London"... it’s really witty and very strong ... I would compare the writing to Robert Rankin, or a really satirically biting Tom Sharpe, and will say again that I’m really impressed by it"
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Monthly Archives: December 2009
Funnily enough, I was stoned out of my mind when the idea for the Weed story began to inhabit me. When I say I was stoned, I mean I was quite profoundly stoned. I was nearly as stoned as the … Continue reading
This article possibly explains why someone ever thought we needed scientists to come up with the conclusions in this article.
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20427394.000-alien-planet-could-be-ultimate-water-world.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2009/dec/16/waterworld-planet-earth-life With a tachyon drive such as the one Weed is building, we could be there in no time at all.
The Freebie is the first story in the collection Shorts and is my first published-and-paid-for piece of fiction. It is about Billy Freeb, a wannabe musician, getting his shot at his moment of fame. The story came to me one … Continue reading
It is a very brave retail outlet that expresses its true feelings in conservative Nara, Japan.
Extract from HARPER’S WEEKLY December 1, 2009 The Swiss banned further construction of minarets; Christians in Jerusalem wanted Jews to stop spitting on them; and ten Florida middle schoolers were suspended for participating in Kick a Jew Day.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8390220.stm A JG Ballard moment.
Well, it has been about three weeks since Weed and Shorts appeared in the online shops as ebooks to no fanfare at all apart from a bit of parping by me getting over the celebratory hangover. I have been grinding … Continue reading
My e-books Shorts and Weed are currently available at www.smashwords.com Mood: Messia-manic Music: Handel’s Messiah Reading: blurb
E-books Weed and Shorts have appeared on the Sony ebooks site about 10 days before expected, while they have not yet shown on Kindle, Mobi or Barnes & Noble as I thought they would by now. http://sony-ebook-samples.com/sample/5714/weed http://sony-ebook-samples.com/sample/5715/shorts It didn’t … Continue reading