I often wonder how anyone learns English as a second language. Although I write in it daily and am constantly elbow-deep in trawling its deeper intricacies, I am always muttering “that’s messed up”. We all know about the difficulties with “you’re” and “your”, “it’s” and “its”. There are whole books dedicated to people hating on […]
I don’t think my job as a writer of science fiction is in imminent danger, but to be fair, I’ve probably watched worse films on the SyFy channel than Sunspring, the first AI written movie. Written as a competition response to the the 48-Hour Film Challenge, there were a few prompts fed into an AI programme […]
Some pictures of me reading my work at the Sudden Fame event of the Aye Write book festival, Glasgow. I read “The Lecture” – a piece I wrote especially for the event. I’ll be submitting it to various publications. Watch this space for what happens to this short story, it might even end up on […]
This is the title of the event where I will be reading a brand new short sci fi story, “The Lecture”. This will take place in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow and is presented by The Federation of Writers (Scotland). Sudden Fame, Sunday 12th of March, 6 pm – 8 pm As part of the Aye […]
There’s been a lot of fuss lately about a certain movie and its choice to reboot the original story with all female leads and a male subordinate character. You probably know the one I mean. It rhymes with “toast musters”. Oh alright, here’s a clip, why not.