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: November 2012
There’s a new online SF magazine coming to town. It’s called Waylines and it’s being put together by David Rees-Thomas and Darryl Knickrehm, both based in Hyogo, Japan. Waylines is doing the kick start thing, raising funds from SF readers, … Continue reading
It’s National Short Story Week. Yes, a week dedicated to the short story, the reading of and the writing of. The event, supported by a coalition of broadcasters and publishers, aims to get us all reading and writing short fiction … Continue reading
And so a fine time was had at the Japan Writers Conference. Vikas Swarup read an extract from his new novel, The Accidental Apprentice, which will be published early-ish next year. He then took questions, and I was again compelled … Continue reading
Thanks to the Tea Party for providing some light relief after all the brow furrowing of this week’s US election. After Barack Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney, the Republicans have been agonising over what went wrong with the right of … Continue reading
More exciting than Christmas, and coming up next weekend, it’s the Japan Writers Conference. The name of the event kind of gives the plot away, because this is when writers who live in or whose subject is Japan, come together … Continue reading