Monthly Archives: September 2014

How to Hold a Book Launch Without Any Books

So I wouldn’t recommend this as a deliberate strategy, but if you do find yourself in the position of having to host a book launch without any books to offer people, here’s how to make it work. The secret is to have an amazing group of friends and well-wishers who will treat the lack of […]

The False Doctrine Soundtrack

I have a guest post up as part of Roz Morris’s series The Undercover Soundtrack, which features writers talking about music that helped to inspire their work. It was a lot of fun to look back at the writing of False Doctrine from this angle. I’ve been in the habit of making soundtracks for my […]

Pretty Pictures I Found While Writing My Book

To tell the truth, some of these are pictures that I didn’t need to consult, as they show places I know well that made their way into the story: Victoria College, where I was an undergraduate; Annesley Hall, where I lived for three years; the Epitome Apartments, where I lived some years later. Others are […]