March 31, 2024

What I’m up to - March 2024

In which I can finally talk about some stuff.

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March 7, 2024

My debut novel A Reluctant Spy acquired by Headline

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I am delighted, excited and frankly still a little stunned to announce that my debut novel, A Reluctant Spy, has been acquired by Headline Fiction (part of Hachette Publishing Group) in a one-book deal. For those who subscribe to my newsletter or saw various cryptic posts on social media, this is what I’ve been calling PROJECT ALTHROP. You can read more about it in The Bookseller.

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February 29, 2024

What I’m up to - February 2024

A short month with a lot in it, almost none of which I can talk about (yet).

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February 4, 2024

The challenges of a dual writing career

If you’ve heard of me at all, it’s probably because of my short SF work. But I describe myself as a dual career’ writer who also writes spy thrillers. What does that mean and how do I deal with the challenges of working in two different genres at once?

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February 2, 2024

Lots of very cool things happened yesterday

I was already pretty excited for the first of the month, since my newest story was due to come out in the February issue of Clarkesworld Magazine. But two other very cool related things happened as well!

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January 31, 2024

What I’m up to - January 2024

A new year and a slow start.

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