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March fiction podcast: Moth

The edits are finished for The Rest is Weight and I’m just about to get proofs and covers sorted out. Will post the cover here when it is ready. I am thrilled to be getting another book out so soon, partly because it’s helping me avoid suffering in the form of the second draft of […]


Things are winding down for the year, and it appears my brain has decided to knock off early, but before it does I have managed to come to the end of a first-ish draft of the new book. Granted, it is mostly scaffolding, but now at least I feel capable of building something. I was […]


i’ve added my first book of poems, Treading Earth, to smashwords here as a pay-what-you-like download. it was first published by PressPress, “probably the smallest publisher in the known universe,” but has now gone out of print – you can still buy one from me if you ask nicely though. interesting times for ebooks. seems […]

in precarious weather

this via bookninja has comforted me immensely, particularly the following points: 24 The writing life, like life in general, has a sacramental and a secretarial side. As years pass and duties accrue, the secretarial, clerical mode can grow like a lymphoma and start to squeeze life from the sacramental. 25 So learn to be irresponsible […]