The Murderbot Diaries

TLDR: Robot hacks itself and watches soap operas, but the inconvenient humans keep endangering themselves. This science fiction series by Martha Wells is the most heartwarming, humane, and hilarious treatment of artificial intelligence I have come across. The prickly and sarcastic Security Unit – which secretly refers to itself as Murderbot – has hacked the … Continue reading The Murderbot Diaries

Short story: My New Routine

This is my latest short story, a competition entry written on the theme of ‘Lockdown’. Based on the previous year’s competition winning stories, the judges were expecting an uncompromising literary sign of the times. This story is not that. Not one bit. After a year of Covid-19, the last thing I wanted to do was … Continue reading Short story: My New Routine

My book on the Bestseller Experiment podcast 🎧

That’s right! My gay romcom novella Over and Out scored a brief mention on this week’s episode of the Bestseller Experiment podcast. Following a fantastic interview with thriller author Linwood Barclay, the hosts Mark Stay and Mark Desvaux discuss some recent wins from their regular listeners. You can listen to the full interview yourself by … Continue reading My book on the Bestseller Experiment podcast 🎧