• About MarkC

    Best New Author Award

    by  • October 20, 2012 • Publishing, Writing • 0 Comments

    Here’s the Best New Author award that Fear magazine gave me and which pretty much launched my writing career. It’s a lovely, hand-painted item and I was very proud to win. Publisher John Gilbert has just relaunched the mag.

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    Literary Fest Appearance – November

    by  • October 2, 2012 • Appearances • 0 Comments

    I’ll be appearing at the Wantage (Not Just) Betjeman Litarary Festival on November 3rd, on a panel discussing fantasy and science fiction alongside Ben Aaronovitch, Mark Charan Newton and Mary Hoffman.  No idea about the specifics of what we’ll be discussing, but it runs for a whopping hour and a half, so undoubtedly we’ll...

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    Underground Cities

    by  • July 2, 2012 • Research Material • 3 Comments

    I’ve always been fascinated by the secret spaces in cities – the abandoned tube stations in London, or the catacombs in Paris which I wrote about in The Scar-Crow Men and Lord of Silence. Here’s an interesting article about moves to use all those mysterious, lost spaces under our cities. Worth a read.

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