P-Con Bound

Heading back to Dublin today for P-Con; looking forward to seeing friends and meeting new folks. Mary and Bryan Talbot will be signing Dotter of her Father’s Eyes at Forbidden Planet and I believe Pádraig said there’d be drinks after. Looking forward to more plotting with Maura and I’m on some panels that ought to…

Fiction Slamming and Finally Meeting Pádraig

I ambled off to Octocon on Saturday after a good night out on Friday, where I had attended the 3rd Annual Fiction Slam put on by the local lit organisation, Over the Edge. I had no idea quite how it would go, but it was more or less like a poetry slam: that is, a…

Phoning

Why does telephoning make me nervous? Always has. I’ve been putting off a phone call that I was actually looking forward to having — it’s just that the idea of it made me nauseous, so I delayed, wrote more questions and thought, “maybe tomorrow.” But I did it! At last I did. I’m sure he…