THE HONOURS WEEK – 4. There & Back Again

Buy THE HONOURS: mrbsemporium.com/shop/books/the-honours/ Pre-order THE ICE HOUSE: mrbsemporium.com/shop/books/the-ice-house/ This week the podcast is dedicated to exploring my first novel, THE HONOURS. Today’s episode is an unscripted chat about writing the sequel, THE ICE HOUSE. Where it came from, things I love, what matters to me as a writer. That kind of business. Also, a final impassioned … Read more

THE HONOURS WEEK – 2. Monsters

? Buy THE HONOURS: mrbsemporium.com/shop/books/the-honours/ Pre-order THE ICE HOUSE: mrbsemporium.com/shop/books/the-ice-house/ This week the podcast is dedicated to exploring my first novel, THE HONOURS. This second episode looks at four figures who achieved notoriety between the wars in Britain, and re-examines their reputations – in the eyes of many – as ‘monsters’. Who were they? Why were they … Read more

THE HONOURS WEEK – 1. The Sleep Of Reason

Buy THE HONOURS: mrbsemporium.com/shop/books/the-honours/ Pre-order THE ICE HOUSE: mrbsemporium.com/shop/books/the-ice-house/ This week the podcast is dedicated to exploring my first novel, THE HONOURS. This first episode is about adventure stories, their roots in social justice, and how the British establishment used them to send a generation to their deaths. My hope for this week, aside from entertaining and … Read more

THE HONOURS WEEK on Death Of 1000 Cuts

Hello dear friends. Just posting a little update. Thank you so much for your support and encouragement. I’ve had such enormous fun making the podcast this year, but it’s been a tough year financially, and I’ve only just scraped by. The only reason I’ve been able to do that is because of listeners’ help. I’m … Read more

Death Of 1000 Cuts – Publication Day

It’s my book birthday today. The Honours is finally released into the wild. It’s in shops. Yesssss. It occurred to me that, rather than farting on about myself and how I feel (spoiler: I feel good), it might be worth acknowledging that books don’t get written by one person. That’s a romantic myth. I had … Read more

THE HONOURS Launch Events

My debut novel, The Honours, (did I mention I have a book coming out?) is published on April 2nd. To celebrate, we’re having not one, but two launch events, one in London, and one in my home city of Norwich. On Wednesday April 1st, we’re holding a special one-off edition of our literary cabaret night … Read more