Me-related stuff

  • Me on Facebook - If you want to be friends, I make no promises but there’s a pretty good chance I’ll say yes, because I’m nice like that.
  • Me on Twitter - I may not be the world’s most active Twitterer, but I am there and you can Follow me. That’s what matters.
  • Orbit Books – The Orbit Books website, complete with blog.
  • The Godless World on Facebook - If you’re a Facebook user, pay a visit to Winterbirth’s page there and hit the Like button to stay in touch with developments, get sneak previews and maybe snag a prize in a giveaway.
  • Transreal Fiction – Edinburgh’s leading specialist sf/f bookshop. They’re the people to contact if you want to buy a signed copy of any of my books.
  • Words & Pictures – My column on SF Signal, talking about comics and graphic novels of a more or less speculative fiction sort


  • Astronomy Cast - Discussions about astronomical stuff that are interesting, entertaining and occasionally mind-bending
  • Beneath Ceaseless Skies - Fantasy fiction: online and in podcast form
  • Escape Pod - The premier sf short fiction podcast
  • Monster Talk - Entertaining and interesting skeptical discussions of cryptozoology, monsters and things that go bump in the night.
  • Naked Scientists - Podcasts covering all your scienctific, astronomical and archaeological needs
  • Podcastle - Short stories of the fantastical sort, podcasted to your ear
  • The Coode Street Podcast - Serious (mostly) discussions of the spec fic field, covering sf and fantasy; interesting stuff for those who take their fanhood seriously

Random stuff of possible interest

  • Kukuburi - Eye candy in the form of a rather surreal webcomic
  • Lady Sabre & The Pirates of the Ineffable Aether - A webcomic by Greg Rucka and Rick Burchett, which looks to be a fun sf steampunk romp
  • Pat's Fantasy Hotlist – For reviews, interviews and free copies of newly published fantasy novels.
  • SF Revu – Monthly webzine full of sf/f reviews covering all media.
  • SF Signal - Pretty much the most comprehensive and consistent (and Hugo Award-winning) general speculative fiction blog out there, I think; and with a podcast, too, for added fun. (Full disclosure: I’ve been known to write a comics column for them – see above)
  • Strange Maps – Cartographic oddities of every kind.
  • The Abominable Charles Christopher – A very fine webcomic by Karl Kerschl.
  • The Beat - Calls itself ‘The News Blog of Comics Culture’, which is as good as any description I could come up with
  • The Forbidden Planet International Blog – Stuff about genre-related books, comics, merchandise, film and TV etc. Especially comics. More than just a retailer’s blog…
  • TTA Press – Home of the UK’s leading speculative fiction magazines: Black Static and Interzone.