Despite the entirely arbitrary nature of the calendar year, I still get excited at seeing the numbers climb ever-upwards into the future – and as I wrote a couple of years ago, 2015 is a good year for science fiction: it’s the year of Back to the Future II, The 6th Day, and Event Horizon (hell, we’re now only four years away from the horrifying Blade Runner reality…)
It’s is also shaping up to be a good year for a certain loud and excitable writer …
Greetings happy housewives and househusbands! Welcome back to Housespouse Corner, where we help turn tears into treasures and empty gin bottles into elegant centerpieces! Or we would, if you hadn’t thrown it at the wall when your ex called by with the divorce papers! You certainly scared him!
Now, normally we at Housespouse Corner don’t celebrate Christmas, or any holiday that could potentially cause a mess in our lovely clean kitchens – however, we’ve received a special request this year to …
Rich people aren’t like you or I. We live in apartments, they live in private jets. Whilst we have secret sexual relationships with our bosses in a feeble attempt to rise a quarter-rung higher up the corporate ladder, they have harems filled with movie stars. Nowhere is this difference more noticeable than advertising. See, adverts made for we junk food-snorting proletarians show people being happy. The people in billboards and on TV frolic around some unrealistically clean restaurant or mall, …
It’s that time when I refrain from writing blog posts about scented candles and repressed homosexuality and instead focus on things that have actually been happening to me in the real (?) world. And things happening there have been!
Firstly, you may have noticed some changes to this site.
The short stories page is updated, with new releases and pretty pictures of book covers. The site’s main page has also received some changes, now including my writing profile and a fantastic new …
PRESS STATEMENT FROM REDFERN ENTERPRISES
“Hello… hello… is this thing on? Wait, I think… I think the microphone is broken… I think… Yeah, no, this looks like a handgun. Lemme check -”
[Loud air-piercing shots are heard; one brief scream]
“Well, then I’ll just have to talk a little louder. Hey, who invited the guy with blood all over his shirt? I mean, make an effort, am I right?”
[Pauses for laughter]
“So the reasons for calling this press conference are twofold. Firstly, I …