Author Archives: Andrew Hickey

It Was Fifty Years Ago Today…

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is an album about which it is, I think, impossible to talk sensibly or objectively. For the generation for whom it was created — those a few years younger than the Beatles themselves, people … Continue reading

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Bleh

So, on Saturday, after being down in That London watching the Beach Boys and meeting up with friends for a couple of days, I decided I needed a few days without seeing any people or doing anything. Since then: I … Continue reading

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A Day of Very Mixed Emotions

It’s (thankfully) not every day you wake up to the news that someone has bombed your city, killing a bunch of children. (At least not if you live in Manchester — I’m very aware that there are parts of the … Continue reading

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I’m Alive

Had a couple of people asking if Holly and I are OK. We’re fine, and as far as I know no-one either of us know was at the arena last night (though it feels creepy enough that we passed through … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Best Fan Writer

Once again, there are six nominations for this award, of which five are proper nominees and one is gamed onto the ballot by fascists, and who I will be ranking below “No Award” without reading. As the one fascist on … Continue reading

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Out Today: Destroyer

My new novel, Destroyer is out now. When Rudolph Hess flew to Britain, he was on a secret mission — to give Nazi spies in Britain the secrets of an occult ritual that would win the war for the Germans. … Continue reading

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Hugo Blogging: Best Novelette

So the Hugo Packet arrived today (yesterday when you’re reading this — I am cleverly scheduling a couple of posts for while I’m away), and so I’m going to continue looking at this year’s finalists. As with the short stories, … Continue reading

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