The Most Excellent and Awesome Worldbuilding Hats of Doctor Who

Today we consider hats. Not merely any hats, but the splendid hats of Doctor Who that have helped to create worlds. So that means (magnificent as, say, the Doctor's hat in The Reign of Terror is) hats from the real world are not included, no matter how dashing it looks perched on the head of…

River Song Series Seven Cover

A cover for River Song Season 7! Look, there's a nun! That's cause of me, I wrote River pretending to be a nun. In a convent. In the 12th century.   There're more details about the release up that the Big Finish website, including a few words about my story from my brilliant editor, Matt…

#WhoForSchools

I'm currently taking part in the #WhoForSchools campaign, a project to raise money for non-profits that increase access to education. Along with dozens of other podcasters and some special guests, I've been part of commentaries being recorded for every episode of Season 26 of Doctor Who (there's one with Sophie Aldred! That's rather spiffy.) These…

The Twelfth Doctor Chronicles!

A few weeks ago (I know, I'm timely as ever, ahem) Big Finish released the news that there are to be 12th Doctor Chronicles, and the first volume will be released in February 2020. And I wrote one! Which was a bit exciting, both because it's my beloved 12th Doctor, and because it was cool…

The Astrea Conspiracy is out!

After being determined to blog more this year I am, naturally, doing a terrible job of it, alas. So this post is about six weeks late. Ahem.   At the end of February my Short Trip and Big Finish’s first Twelfth Doctor, The Astrea Conspiracy, was released. Here’s the blurb: The conspirators sit in Antwerp,…

I’ve Written the First Big Finish 12th Doctor Story!

As well as lovely new Doctor Who this weekend I also had some personally exciting and cool Doctor Who news: I've written a Short Trip for Big Finish, and it's also the first 12th Doctor Big Finish story. Which I didn't, thank goodness, actually know when I was writing it. That would have been rather…