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Well, *that* was a week and a half

Well, *that* was a week and a half

September 12, 2014 2 Comments »

Phew! What a week! On Monday this fella turned up on my desk. It’s the Ninth Doctor from the Doctor Who Figurine Collection, or as I call him, my ‘why are... Read More »

The return of bald Eric plus Roger causes custard calamity in this week’s Beano

The return of bald Eric plus Roger causes custard calamity in this week’s Beano

September 10, 2014 2 Comments »

When I was a lad, Bananaman’s alter-ego, Eric Wimp looked like this –> Later, when the BBC Bananaman cartoon came along, Eric suddenly gained a fine head of hair. At... Read More »

10 Books That Have Stayed With Me

10 Books That Have Stayed With Me

September 8, 2014 4 Comments »

Just a quick one. Over on Facebook, Kenneth Shinn tagged me in the 10 Books That Have Stayed With Me meme and so I popped my link over at Girls Heart Books.... Read More »

New Reluctant Reader coming soon from Badger Learning: The Changeling by Cavan Scott

New Reluctant Reader coming soon from Badger Learning: The Changeling by Cavan Scott

September 8, 2014 No Comments »

Badger Learning have revealed the cover and details of my next Teen Read for Reluctant Readers. Here it is: And here’s the blurb: Have you ever felt like you don’t... Read More »

10 of my favourite Tumblr posts this week: Viking Batman, Dragon Horses, Creature Creators, I am Shrute and more…

10 of my favourite Tumblr posts this week: Viking Batman, Dragon Horses, Creature Creators, I am Shrute and more…

September 6, 2014 No Comments »

Over at Tumblr I have a site where I post images, links and general stuff that takes my fancy. In the first of an occasional series I thought I’d gather... Read More »

New Book Day: Curious Cal and the Wish Machine is go

New Book Day: Curious Cal and the Wish Machine is go

September 5, 2014 No Comments »

As Madame Vastra once said, “Here we go again…” My third Fiction Express interactive e-book launched half-an-hour ago - Curious Cal and the Wish Machine. It’s the same deal as Snaffles... Read More »

Who is BananaKid? Plus, Roger meets Rooney!

Who is BananaKid? Plus, Roger meets Rooney!

September 4, 2014 No Comments »

Beanotown has a new champion in my script for this week’s Bananaman - Meet BananaKid! But who is that masked wimp, so wonderfully realised by artist Wayne Thompson? Wayne also provides... Read More »

Me on the web – a Blake’s 7 interview, getting over The Fear, creating characters and my new author pic too!

Me on the web – a Blake’s 7 interview, getting over The Fear, creating characters and my new author pic too!

September 3, 2014 No Comments »

Just a quick post to let you know some of the places I’ve popped up on line over the last few weeks or so. The big Blake’s 7 interview! First... Read More »

Mummies and shopping mayhem in this week’s Beano

Mummies and shopping mayhem in this week’s Beano

August 30, 2014 No Comments »

People always ask writers ‘where do you get your ideas from?’. Well, in this week’s Bananaman script it was from my daughter Chloe who, following a school project, became obsessed... Read More »

Dalek alert – Doctor Who Masters of Earth trailer online now!

Dalek alert – Doctor Who Masters of Earth trailer online now!

August 29, 2014 No Comments »

While we wait for the 12th Doctor to meet the Daleks for the first time tomorrow, Big Finish have released the trailer for Doctor Who Masters of Earth. Written by... Read More »