Earlier today I performed a version of Irritable Vowel Syndrome, my one-man show about books - to be exact all the books I obsessed over growing up. I talked about Conjuring The Infinite and how I managed to land a publishing deal. It's all fun and frothy with lashings of bitchy brilliance on my part. … Continue reading Live! Live! Live!
Hello! I'm beaming this transmission in from a small room in geostationary orbit. If the transmission should break up then please activate the psionic booster, which is located on the planet Biliku in the constellation of Vorpaxia. August August is a big month for me because it's the month I start my promotional tour. These… Continue reading Adventures In Outworld
My mission: Visit ten branches of Waterstones and sign copies of Conjuring The Infinite. Easy, right? The Great Waterstones Dash was to be my first meet and greet, an informal event to say hello to staff who (in theory) will push my book under your nose. I was being sent out into the world to… Continue reading My Mini Waterstones Tour
This is the agenda for the Mad Dash tomorrow. I'm going to be taken around these branches of Waterstones to meet and greet people. It's an industry thing which aims to promote me in their stores and befriend the staff. With luck I might have one of those 'Staff Recommendation' slips above my book if… Continue reading The Mad Dash!
Tidelines is a brand new literary festival in North Ayrshire. Getting access to literary festivals can be nightmarish for debut authors - but I'm too amazing to be denied! "That'll be right," I said when I was told I might need to wait for my second or third book to get invited into the literary… Continue reading Tidelines!
I've just read a fantastic review of Conjuring The Infinite on Our Book Reviews. It makes me feel like people might actually get what I tried to do with the book. Thank goodness! When you write something, you have an idea of how it should work, but that can be different to how it ends… Continue reading Reviewing The Infinite
Here is the very first feature written about me and it's a good one. Today's edition of the Evening Times and it's an interview by Brian Beacom. "How will I recognise you?" He asked when this interview was arranged. "Look for Tiger Tim," I replied. Brian wrote and published a biography of Tiger Tim years… Continue reading Lay Down In Front Of Trucks!
Hello, I wanted to blog a few days ago but I've been a bit busy with everything surrounding my novel. I have a small team around me which makes things a bit easier plus my publisher helps out immensely. Thank goodness. So what do I have planned for you? What is coming up in the… Continue reading Down The Blog Bog!