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Chloë Yates talks The Book of Love

Fox Spirit Books are an award-winning UK indie publisher. I’ve had the great privileged to work with or alongside them for as long as they’ve been around. Chloë Yates is a fellow benevolent conspirator, whose incredible stories, not to mention voice work and other assorted acts of creative badassery, never fail to inspire. We talked about her latest anthology, The Book of Love, …

Chloë Yates talks The Book of Love

Ness

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you like it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Orford Ness isn’t quite anywhere. A spit of land off the Suffolk coast, it’s a …

Ness

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Gunjita and Cav are Gleem Galactic scientists. They work in orbit, searching for extraterrestrial life and how it can be used to extend terrestrial life. But when they find out, maybe, that they have something, it opens up a rift between the two. Juving, the winding back of the body’s clock, has doubled human lifespan …

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This Is How You Lose The Time War

A duel is a romance with different syncopation. A game is a conversation with rules. A dance is a fight you both get to win. A waltz between the seconds, a volta across parallel timelines. All of it driven by tempo and need, the percussion of war, the brass of ideologies clashing. The Hans Zimmer …

This Is How You Lose The Time War

Bedfellow by Jeremy C Shipp

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here.Something breaks and something else, something unspeakable, climbs through the gap. There’s a …

Bedfellow by Jeremy C Shipp

Cog by Greg van Eekhout

This piece originally appeared as part of my BFS Award nominated weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Cog is a twelve year old boy. Cog is …

Cog by Greg van Eekhout

The Undefeated by Una McCormack

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Monica Greatorex has done it all. A journalist, adventurer and public figure, …

The Undefeated by Una McCormack

Horatio, Eolo, Strength and Patience: Ann Leckie’s The Raven Tower

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid on 1st March 2019. If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. My favorite Shakespearean character is Horatio. Calm, stoic, loyal …

Horatio, Eolo, Strength and Patience: Ann Leckie’s The Raven Tower

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