I have written a new Doctor Who audio play, and seeing the Daleks on the front cover of the CD got me thinking – when was the first time I saw a Dalek in the flesh? (Or rather, the metal-and-fibreglass…?)
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It’s the end of another busy year! Time for Steve to put a festive tangerine on the fire, slip on a comfy soup and look back at his worky-booky-publishingy highlights.
Its name is Lightning… Strike Lightning… Yes, my latest Young James Bond novel is now out! So I went to Scotland and Newcastle to talk about it…
It’s the school holidays at last! I’m just remembering a recent school visit where I got to ride a giant brachiosaurus – as you do…
I’ve been doing some fun events lately for the Oxford Festival and the Cambridge Festival too… and advance copies of my new book with Jim Field are in, too!
I’ve been on further travels – to Ireland and, er, Uxbridge!
I’ve been away at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2015 in Dubai…
A new tour completed, a new book delivered, a new book on the horizon, and it’s CHRISTMAS!
Young Bond: Shoot to Kill. One book has become my world…
Look! Will you look? LOOK! I have a finished copy of Shoot To Kill. It’s a real book! Whoa! But hang on, where have I been?
From concert halls in Southampton to secret assignments in Pimlico, I’ve been dashing about on all sorts of missions…
The title and cover of my new Bond book – revealed!
From glamorous Los Angeles to slightly less glamorous Bedford to rather more glamorous Brighton, erm… yes, it’s a glamorous life, writing books!
I’ve got a comic strip treat for you all, and it’s come all the way from Brussels…
Did you enjoy all the Doctor Who stuff on TV for the 50th anniversary? I got to celebrate in a full-on, fantastic way!
I was lucky enough to spend 10 days in Spain visiting British and international schools. 16 events, 1 shouty author and a ton of ice-cream… a recipe for fun in and out of the sun!
At this year’s Edinburgh Book Festival, I was asked to name my favourite word beginning with K. Guess what it was?