Three new Doctor Who stories out!

Since I last wrote an update on lovely writing things, I've had a whole three audios out from Big Finish featuring various wonderful parts of the Whoniverse. The Outlaws, a First Doctor and Dodo adventure was out in April; Boundaries, a War!Master story was out at the beginning of June, and Peake Season, a whimsical…

Rosebud Is An Awesome Novella, a Professional Interview with Paul Cornell

Today's post is rather different to all the other posts I've made. For it has audio in it. The audio is a short interview with SFF writer Paul Cornell (that guy I do Hammer House of Podcast with) about his brilliant new novella, Rosebud. I had the chance to read an advanced copy and I…

Big Finish News Catch-Up

As ever, an incredibly untimely update on what I've written for Big Finish: Firstly, last week saw the release of the second Eighth of March boxset, Protectors of Time, which celebrates International Women's Day with three stories written, directed, and starring women. I wrote Stolen Futures, which has Romana and K-9 adventuring in E-Space just…

All My Big Finish News of The New Year! (so far)

It's only February but I feel like I've more Big Finish news to share from the past six weeks than I've had in any other year. So far, one story has been released and three more have been announced. So, here's all the lovely news that I have: First up was last week's announcement that…

Bayban the Butcher from Big Finish; Hammer House of Podcast Christmas Special

A couple of lovely things have been released over the past few days. First up, the Blake's 7 Bayban the Butcher set from Big Finish (that's a lot of bs....by which I mean b plural, not an abbreviation of bullshit) is out! Three stories featuring the very best of Blake's 7 guest characters, Bayban, played…

Top 5 Underrated Doctor Who Companions

With so many Doctor Who companions, some are bound to be given more love and attention than others. Sometimes this occurs correctly because, yes, they are that awesome (*cough*Barbara*cough*) and sometimes it makes you tut your head sadly (...I shall be diplomatic and name no-one). And sometimes you're simply overcome with woe that truly great…

Ray Harryhausen | Titan of Cinema

Last week I popped up to Edinburgh to see the Ray Harryhausen exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. This was an exceptionally good decision of mine. It was magnificent; a gorgeous exploration of his work, and a visual delight of storyboards and models. Lots of lovely pictures were taken, and I thought…