Coleford festival of words

The Coleford Festival of Words is in full swing. Last night we saw Chris Amery perform a dramatic presentation of Homer’s Illiad, which gave me much food for thought, as my next big project is set in Ancient Greece.

Later we were entertained by Jonny Fluffypunk, who performs funny poetry that rails against capitalism and tofu at the same time. Great fun! He was supported by my friend (the crime fiction writer) Andrew Taylor (In the captain’s hat, above) and his band The Pukes, who are… interesting!

Tomorrow, Wednesday 12th August, I’m joining the panel for a debate on the future of the book called “Is The Book Dead?” at 6.30 at the Baptist Church in Coleford – come along!

On Saturday I will be doing a Monster Boy session, at the bookshop at 11am, with stories and drawing – come along for that too!