Category Archives: Weed

A weeder writes

Weed has received an incandescent, effulgent, five-star reader’s review on Amazon, its very first — Weed’s first, not Amazon’s first. And I didn’t have to bully, cajole, or pay, either. Many thanks to the author of that review, Mr BOA … Continue reading

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Weed united with Banksy through a cow

At some point in Weed, the hero Bob goes on a TV game show and wins a cow: So back at the Heavenly Estate, Weed chained up the cow in the bike sheds. There was plenty of free space because … Continue reading

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Weed sprouts on Kyoto After Dark

  I would like to express a huge debt of thanks to Kym Hutcheon of Kyoto After Dark for putting up a very large and froody interview about Weed and related things on the KAD site. The splash is much … Continue reading

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Extract of Weed

In order to tantalise those few people in the universe who have yet to read the novel Weed, wot I rote, I have decided to post the occasional extract. Today’s excerpt is from p98: toppled I thank you. Watch this … Continue reading

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Weedy reviews

Writing novels is a lot easier than marketing them. I don’t write for money. Playing the lottery is a more reliable way to earn a living than writing. However, it would be nice to get Weed and Shorts (and Un-Tall … Continue reading

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Weed the novel in paperback and available through Amazon

At long, long last, the paperback version of Weed is available on Amazon, right here. O, frabjous day! Calooh! Callay! It’s only taken more years and tries than I would care to count, but, well, bloody mindedness will out. Now, … Continue reading

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Weed at Whitcoulls

Weed the ebook has shown up at New Zealand online outlet Whitcoulls. Click here. However, I think the people of New Zealand have bigger things on their mind at the moment than my facetious little book.

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Weed and Shorts now in Kindle store

Well, if you want something done properly, do it yourself … ahem. The novel Weed and short story collection Shorts are now finally available through the Kindle store. Weed here. Shorts here. Way past time too. The two have been … Continue reading

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Weed on Barnes & Noble, Borders and Kobo

Wow, while I wasn’t paying attention (when am I paying attention?) Weed, the novel, has been added to the e-book sites of Barnes & Noble, Borders and Kobo, giving many more people many more opportunities not to buy it. Click … Continue reading

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Weeding woom

Weed and Shorts have infiltrated the heart of the British establishment: this last weekend I deposited them with the British Library in accordance with the legal obligation imposed on publishers by use of British ISBNs. The books should have been … Continue reading

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