Category Archives: Airships

Introducing Airship 2

This year I am trying to devote a bit more time to Wizard’s Tower. We have the new Juliet McKenna novel due very soon now, and I have another project I am hoping very much will happen. Anthologies have been … Continue reading

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Yesterday on Ujima – Art, Books, Steampunk

It was a busy Women’s Outlook show on Ujima yesterday. It started with a full studio as three artists came to tell me all about this year’s North Bristol Arts Trail. SF&F readers will be most interested in the work … Continue reading

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Music for Airships by Cauda Pavonis

Our good friends Cauda Pavonis have published the first video of their performance at the Airship Ball, one of the launch events for Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion. Our thanks to them once again for doing a special acoustic set … Continue reading

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Airships Over America

Thanks to Kevin, and to Dave Clark of Cargo Cult Books, copies of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion are on sale this weekend at BayCon, a large annual convention held in San José, California. Kevin tweeted this photo to show … Continue reading

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Airship Ball Recordings

The recordings of the readings from the Airship Ball are now available on the BristolCon podbean account. This is the event that we ran to celebrate the launch of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion. It was a very fine event … Continue reading

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Airships Over Bristol

While many of my friends were busy celebrating the first day of same-sex marriage (congratulations, Mary & Georgina!), the mad, impetuous fools of the BristolCon Foundation were throwing an Airship Ball. There was a Victorian Picnic (complete with cucumber sandwiches, … Continue reading

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Today on Ujima: Media Diversity & Airships

I’m delighted to report that the Women’s Outlook show has been back on air today. That was a great relief to all concerned. Today’s show was mainly about media diversity issues. That was specifically with respect to women, but we … Continue reading

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New Airship Review

A review of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion has appeared on LibraryThing. It is by clfisha, who admits to knowing one of the authors very well. Here’s a brief snippet that made me very happy: I was very taken with … Continue reading

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Launch Day

Yesterday I was in Bristol for the official launch of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion at Forbidden Planet. The folks in the store did us proud. They provided a really lovely display of books, and kindly had us sign all … Continue reading

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New Airship Review

A new review of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion has been posted at the CultDen website. I’m pleased to see that it is very positive. I particularly liked the last paragraph: The book does capture the feel and history of … Continue reading

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Airship Launch – March 8th, Bristol

There will be a launch event for Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion at the Bristol Forbidden Plant store on Saturday, March 8th from 1:00pm. Most of the contributors should be there to sign books. I do have apologies from Christine … Continue reading

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Independent Source for Paper Airships

Last week I promised you that you would be able to buy paper copies of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion without feeding the piranhas. You should, of course, be able to order it from any decent bookshop. However, you can … Continue reading

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In Flight

I’ve been stupidly busy over the past couple of days and have therefore been a bad publisher. Thankfully a whole lot of stuff was set up in advance. You can now buy paper copies of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion. … Continue reading

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Win A Copy of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion

Today I’ll be in Bristol talking to the amazing CN Lester live on Ujima Radio’s Women’s Outlook show. To keep you amused while I’m offline, here’s news of a contest being run by Pete Sutton, one of the writers with … Continue reading

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February Fringe – Airships & Vikings

The February meeting of BristolCon Fringe takes place on Monday (17th). As usual I shall be hosting the event. We have three readers for February. One is Scott Lewis who has a story in Airship Shaped & Bristol Fashion. Scott … Continue reading

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Airship In The House

This morning three large cartons of Airship Shaped & Bristol Fashion arrived at Jo Hall’s house in Bristol. Any contributors who live close to Jo can make arrangements with her to collect their copies. For other local people, we will … Continue reading

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Blimp Hanger Porn

We Bay Area people are very proud of our blimp hanger at Moffett Field, but it is not the only blimp hanger in the world. Other countries have them too. The Zeppelin NT #4 has finished its stint as a … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Coverage

Airshipworld has a post linking to all of the various bits of media coverage of the arrival of Star Over London in the UK.

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Come Fly With Me, Elegantly

If Jay Lake has already posted this, my apologies, but it seemed to good to comment on. A German company (Deutsche Zeppelin Reederei) is offering airship rides over London. The Zeppelin NT airship “Star over London” can carry 12 passengers … Continue reading

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