Category Archives: News

The Fallen West

This may or may not end up being the cover (an extract from one of my late brother Ally’s most apocalyptic oil paintings), but this is the point when I announce that cult independent publisher Snuggly Books will be publishing my … Continue reading

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News

My “next public appearance” as they say, (apart from popping out to the shops for a pint of milk and so forth!), will be next month on Wednesday 16th November 2016 7.30pm at the Ayr Writers’ Club. I’ll be talking … Continue reading

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Clothes

One of the scarves I designed for Vida has arrived from America. I can report that the quality is rather good, and therefore recommend with a clear conscience that anyone who likes them should go ahead and order one or … Continue reading

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News

A few things have come in over the doorstep in the last month or two: a short fiction piece of mine called “Moon Shot” has finally appeared in the long-awaited anthology of flash fiction “100 Lightnings” from Australian publisher Paroxysm … Continue reading

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News

Time I think for an update here of some bits and pieces. An excellent review has just appeared over at the British Fantasy Society website of my ninth book “The Sleep Corporation”, a collection of 31 short stories from right … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Ally Thompson 1955-2016

THE EAST NEUK What am I without him? who opened these eyes shaped my every perception of this world? As yesterday we drove the coast of our childhood: the red tiled-roofs labyrinthine streets of longing a past from which my … Continue reading

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Bits n bobs

One day last week the postman brought me two nice things at once. On the right is a very arty homemade Christmas card (and eccentric extras) from Sein und Werden editor Rachel Kendall, and on the left is a booklet, … Continue reading

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