Steven Chapman

Author's details

Date registered: August 16, 2011

Latest posts

  1. From Fat Boy to Manly Peak! — July 25, 2017
  2. EdgeLit 2017 — July 14, 2017
  3. Stay Weird — May 26, 2017
  4. Reading confessions and red pen beatings — May 17, 2017
  5. Chunks, moving house, anxiety, and Dungeons & Dragons — May 10, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. E is for Everybody is better than me! — 36 comments
  2. C is for Confidence — 30 comments
  3. B is for Bitch please, I’m a writer! — 25 comments
  4. F is for First draft — 24 comments
  5. B is for Buddy system — 21 comments

Author's posts listings

Dec 13

Case Closed

Following on from my last post where I detailed the tragic loss of THOUSANDS of words for a story that was due TWO DAYS after the loss, I’m happy to say the story is complete. It’s a bag of dog shit, but it has a beginning and a middle and most importantly…an end. Now comes …

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Nov 28

The Mystery of the Missing Chunk

Seriously, before you read this post…find your latest novel/short/poem/screenplay and hit SAVE! Hit it multiple times, hit it with vigour and purpose, hit it with a large tree branch ripped from the nearest Larch! Don’t do that last one, it will probably do more computer harm than good. I’m telling you this because I’ve just lost …

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Sep 22

FantasyCon 2016

My first FCon was in 2013 – which happened to be World FantasyCon, so I had to hit the ground running with a hell of a lot more authors than normal (pesky international buggers as well!) – I was terrified, and nervous, and tongue-tied, and flustered… …and home. I finally got to meet some of …

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May 11

Bum in seat, hands on keyboard…

I submitted my latest short story the other week (to non UK people “the other week” can mean anything up to ten years ago), and it felt…well, kind of anticlimactic. I even managed to stop hitting refresh on my emails after a day or so whilst waiting for a reply. The response will arrive when …

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Apr 11

F is for ‘Fifteen miles!’

…and also for fucksticks. Back in my day you had to walk fifteen miles to get to work…and you were glad for the bloody opportunity! It were fifteen miles t’ nearest loo, and that were only for posh folk! And don’t get me started on all these fancy ‘remote controls’ you kids have nowadays…when we …

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