Here are some black science fiction and fantasy authors who have influenced me with their wisdom, generosity, inventiveness, and a calm in dealing with cretins online that I do not have – perhaps because as a middle class white Englishman I do not have to. If you haven’t already, please buy, enjoy and then review […]
I’ll be interviewed by the redoubtable and fabulous Ida Silkyfish at the BSFA next Wednesday 25 September at 7.15pm (doors 6.30pm) upstairs at the Central Station pub, 37 Wharfdale Road, King’s Cross, London, N1 9SD. Event is FREE! This is us at Eastercon after a few sherries, which should give you an idea of the […]
Celebrity Werewolf‘s publisher, NewCon Press, had wanted to get into the expanding audiobooks market for a while, so it made sense to use my short novel as a calling card. But what was the best way to produce the audiobook – buy my own kit and record it myself or invest the money in a […]
Two of our best SF novelists have praised my new novel. Both are award-winners who have defined the genre in recent years. One is Adam Roberts, author of Jack Glass, who described Celebrity Werewolf as: Fang-sharp science fiction: witty, readable and simply bristling with lupine splendour. The other is Dave Hutchinson, whose Fractured Europe novels eerily predicted our […]
Celebrity Werewolf is my new novel, published by NewCon Press. The book launches at Eastercon 2019. Suave lycanthrope Gig Danvers appears mysteriously in a near-future, post-UK England. Seven feet tall with a proper snout instead of a hairy human face, Gig is a werewolf all the time, regardless of the full moon or time of day. Despite […]
The Princess & The Orrery is Book Three of FD Lee’s bestselling fantasy series, The Pathways Tree. The books subvert familiar fairytale tropes using clever twists on genre conventions, and have established a loyal following since the first book was published independently in 2015. Since then, FD has got a doctorate in mythological analysis and its […]
Look at these beauties, designed by Ian Whates, for the cover of my NewCon Press novel Celebrity Werewolf, which launches at EasterCon at Heathrow, London next year. First up is the limited-edition signed hardback cover: And here is the cover for the paperback: I’ve already seen a proof of the paperback, and it looks fabulous! The […]
SRFC has enjoyed a roving existence. The first one I went to was at a hotel near Kings Cross; the next location was Waterstones in Tottenham Court Road, then the basement of Hachette’s HQ near Blackfriars, then the roof of Hachette’s HQ near Blackfriars and most recently the HQ of Forbidden Planet – also near […]
This video was recorded at the BSFA earlier in the year and features me and fellow author Stephen Oram chatting about the writing process, structure and inspiration. Click here and press play to watch Chad Dixon’s Periscope recording.
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