I Have a Publishing Deal!

Yes, that is not a typo, hoax or misprint. After several years of writing and re-writing, a novel I've been working on has been bought by the award winning¬†Angry Robot Books, one of the most popular (and, well, coolest) genre imprints out there. I am, as you might imagine, incredibly excited and so wanted to… Continue reading I Have a Publishing Deal!

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There’s Nothing New About The News

Originally a rapper, and then a poet, for the last year Tom Bishop has been occupying that loose sliding space that lingers between the two, the stripped down art known as spoken word. After connecting with him during one of his live performances last month at Sandbar's grime and hip hop night, Mic Check, I… Continue reading There’s Nothing New About The News

“Music is for people”: The Wisdom of Samm Henshaw

So I had the recent pleasure of sitting down with upcoming UK soul artist Samm Henshaw to interview him for Manchester-based newspaper, The Nubian Times. Samm, recently signed by Columbia Records, is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, keyboard player... basically he's a ridiculously talented artist and, pleasantly, incredibly humble too. You can check out some of… Continue reading “Music is for people”: The Wisdom of Samm Henshaw

Does the Media Still Exist?

I should apologize, I've been a tad quiet on here as late. Although in my defence part of my tardiness is down to a new job I started, one I'm quite enjoying, at The Nubian Times; a local Manchester based newspaper. I'm now a staff writer/digital media editor there. That's me below being all journalisty.… Continue reading Does the Media Still Exist?