Publications

After Michelangelo

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Issue #4 of Necrotic Tissue appears today, containing my story “After Michelangelo”. This is an important story for me, because it’s the one that got me back into writing fiction. From 1997, when I got the commission to write Professional DCOM Application Development, up until 2005, I either wrote about software or nothing at all. But […]

Acceptances

Another Day at Every Day Fiction

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Yesterday afternoon, the French company EDF agreed to buy what’s left of the British nuclear industry for around £12.5bn. Overnight, the American Canadian website EDF (or Every Day Fiction) agreed to buy my flash “Visiting Time” for a slightly lower price. “Visiting Time” is another graduate of the Café Doom Flash Challenge, and one which […]

Publications

Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions

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 … is now up on the Liars’ League site, and (presumably) on their podcast. So download the MP3 to enjoy Sabina Cameron’s performance! The LL people seem to have had some issues representing Euler’s equation in the text, but never mind, you all know what it is, don’t you? And kudos to anyone who spots the reference to […]

Stuff

Ann Summers, Regency Outfitters

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 This weekend I will be accompanying the lovely Mrs P to the Jane Austen festival in Bath. To be more specific, I will be accompanying her to the Regency Ball at the Jane Austen festival. I’m not entirely sure how I came to agree to this, because it involves two things at which I am […]

Placings

My Fake Bio

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Hehe. My fake author bio made it to the shortlist in the Poetic Asides contest! Not entirely sure whether this is one to add to the CV or not 🙂

Stuff

Traffic Update

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It’s always fascinating looking at website stats, especially when your site is into its third month of existence and is beginning to get a few visits from unexpected places. I noticed that my first visitor from Venezuela popped in the other day, to be followed by one from Panama. Assuming that these are real people, […]

The Hit Count

Submission Frenzy

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Right, the sum total of hits (competition prizes, listings and publications) for the year to date is currently sitting at 22. So let’s set a really stupid target for the end of the year: say, 50, eh? With that in mind, I’ve been dusting off all those odd little flashes that are lying around, with […]