Archive for January, 2008

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Hee hee hee!

Newcastle is a friendly place. Everyone seems dead welcoming and easy-going – no matter how weird you are. Two more excellent events today, the first at Ashington High School… …and the second at Cramlington High School… …where, to my astonishment, they had created a poster almost as big as the Enthoven himself! At both events [...]

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Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

The Midnight Gurgler

Yesterday I found myself in John Hampden Grammar School. And folks: either everybody there was very friendly, or I’m starting to get used to being suddenly confronted with, say, sixty-plus keen fresh-faced young humans expecting me to tell them what it’s like being an author. Actually I’m thinking it was BOTH. Two excellent sessions of [...]

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Monday, January 28th, 2008

Positive Finking

Wotcher, humans. You know what? I’m starting to wonder whether eating the Enthoven on Friday was really such a good idea. Turns out my timing might have been better: today was the first day of a WEEK-LONG UK AUTHOR TOUR. If I hadn’t had the weekend to have a good nose ’round his files – [...]

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Friday, January 25th, 2008

THE ENTHOVEN IS DEAD! LONG LIVE THE ENTHOVEN!

Friday 25th January 2008 THE ENTHOVEN IS DEAD! HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! HAAAH! HAAAAAH! HAAAAAAAH! HAAAAAAAA-URP! ‘Scuse me. Yesss. Yew know who this is, don’t yer? Course yer do. Iss me: JAGMAT. An’ after all this waitin’, I can tell yer… VENGEANCE TASTES GOOD! Yew didn’t believe I’d do it, after all this time? Heh. Neither did the [...]

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Friday, January 25th, 2008

TIM for change…

Tuesday 22nd January 2008 -Yikes that’s a bad pun. Sorry, couldn’t resist. This post is simply by way of a HUGE hello and welcome to anyone who’s come here from the site of my first book, The Black Tattoo! [And if you've stumbled across this page for the first time, a warm welcome to you [...]

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Friday, January 25th, 2008

Launch Day

Thursday 17th January 2008 The UK launch date for Tim has actually shifted forward several times now. The original plan was for the UK edition to appear in April – the month after the release of the book in America this coming March. Then Jan 31st was apparently going to be the date – before [...]

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Friday, January 25th, 2008

Here they are!

Wednesday 9th January 2008 Eek. With trembling fingers I undid the box, and there they were – my author copies of the UK first edition of Tim, Defender of the Earth.   This is the first version of the book that’s actually going to be available in shops. And no, while this may be my [...]

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Thursday, January 24th, 2008

…And away we go

Friday 4th January 2008 Well here we are folks, a brand new year. I’m now back from my hols and beginning – beginning, mind – to get my head around it. 2007 was such a mad year for me and my lovely girlfriend Laura that we found we had to spend the last couple of [...]

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