Imelda & the Horned Owl

This week marks the official launch of Imelda & the Horned Owl, a fantasy adventure novel for 7-12 year olds I wrote with my eight-year-old daughter, Lana. You can get it here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Imelda-Horned-Lana-Andrew-Wallace/dp/1675117993/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2RUN65MC9A4N7&dchild=1&keywords=imelda+and+the+horned+owl&qid=1608290218&sprefix=imelda+and%2Caps%2C151&sr=8-1Books need reviews to reach more readers, so if you could leave a line or two on Amazon it would help enormously. xx Here’s […]

Beautiful Gun Update!

Also, a spot of guidance about developing a novel on a low (for which read zero) budget. The substantive edit (the one where an editor gets under the bonnet of the book and ensures it works structurally) was done by a fellow novelist – FD Lee – and in return I edited her most recent […]

Review of Room 15 by Charles Harris

It’s 2009, and DI Ross Blackleigh finds himself alone on a road in winter covered in blood with no idea how he got there. As far as he knows, a moment ago he was at a party at his house, and it was summer – but that party was a year and a half ago. […]

Best of British SF 2019

  I’ve been a fan of these anthologies for years – here is my review of the 2016 volume, also edited by Donna Scott. I was therefore delighted when my short story The Minus-Four Sequence was accepted for the 2019 collection. Here’s the table of contents: 2019: An Introduction – Donna Scott The Anxiety Gene […]

London Centric – Tales of Future London

This awesome short story anthology from NewCon Press was originally going to be one volume that included science fiction/fantasy tales about London past, present and future. However, it was eventually split in two, with Volume 1, Soot & Steel, already available on the NewCon Press website. The book I’m in is about London future. Me […]