Well, folks, it’s time for Jeremy and I to launch the print version of Clown Wars: Blood & Aspic! We’re going to do that very thing on the evening of November 17th at the Big Green Bookshop – further event details will follow closer to the time. Meanwhile, current events being what they are clownwise, […]Read More The Clown Wars launch: tips and guidelines for a safe event
In the light of recent events concerning incidents of stalking, threats of assault, harassment, breach of the peace and other nuisance-making – all allegedly perpetrated by people dressed as clowns – the authors of Clown Wars: Blood & Aspic wish to make the following statement: “We do not condone, nor have we ever, clown impersonators […]Read More Clown Wars – Official Statement
I’m delighted to see this novel make it into print after such a long time. We wouldn’t have planned it this way but steep learning curves aren’t such a bad thing. Besides, getting everything wrong is a defining clown trait and we’re proud to posses it in spades. What underpins this post, though, on the […]Read More How to make a real book. (Hint: don’t ever do it this way.)
Six years ago, screenwriter Jeremy Drysdale asked if I would novelise a movie treatment for him. He’d read my debut novel MEAT and loved it. Nevertheless, it struck me as an odd request – films from original scripts are often turned into novels after they’re successful but Jeremy’s idea was basically still in note form.Read […]Read More The weirdest book I’ve ever written – The Village Emporium
Critics are calling Clown Wars: “Majestically crazy…” “Like nothing else you’ll read this year…” & “Harry Potter on laughing gas…” For the next 48 hrs, you can decide yourself for FREE! FREE UK CLOWNLOAD FREE US CLOWNLOADRead More FREE CLOWNLOAD!
This is how CLOWN WARS kick off: A man is knocked unconscious by a circus clown in a stunt gone wrong. Source: Clown knocks out man in Blackwood circus accident – BBC NewsRead More Clown knocks out man in Blackwood circus accident – BBC News
As a film writer, the moving image has driven me for as long as I can remember. When my peers were reading comics (before they became ‘graphic novels’) I was at the cinema. I read Lord of the Rings… Source: Mass Movement | My Life in Film – Jeremy DrysdaleRead More Mass Movement | My Life in Film – Jeremy Drysdale