2012: So good, I seriously hope I haven’t peaked.

There’s been a Pinterest image going around on Facebook lately, which shows a Mason jar filled with folded scraps of paper — and I think it came from this website originally. At any rate, the picture, and concept, has gone viral. It goes by various names: ‘jar of memories’, ‘jar of good thoughts’, ‘jar of…… Continue reading 2012: So good, I seriously hope I haven’t peaked.

My World Fantasy schedule

The con starts tomorrow (yay!) so I guess it’s high time I post my schedule: Thursday, November 1 — I’m doing a reading in the Aurora room at 3.30 Sunday, November 4 — From 12.30 onwards I’ll be banqueting and celebrating the World Fantasy Award winners. In between — I’ll be going to as many…… Continue reading My World Fantasy schedule


Woke up this morning to the most exciting news EVER! The World Fantasy Award ballot was announced last night, and Bluegrass Symphony is nominated for Best Collection!! SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! I’m on the list with amazing people like Robert Shearman, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Ellen Datlow, Karen Joy Fowler, Catherynne Valente, Brett Savory and…… Continue reading OMG OMG OMG OMG!!

World Fantasy winners

The World Fantasy Award winners for works published in 2009 have been announced on Locus online: Novel The City & The City, China Miéville (Macmillan UK/ Del Rey) Blood of Ambrose, James Enge (Pyr) The Red Tree, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc) Finch, Jeff VanderMeer (Underland) In Great Waters, Kit Whitfield (Jonathan Cape UK/Del Rey) Novella “Sea-Hearts”,…… Continue reading World Fantasy winners