Everything is Sci-fi, Until it Isn't
Why technology is such an important part of THE EXPHORIA CODE, and the balancing act necessary to make it central to the book, whilst not alienating readers who aren't tech-savvy themselves.
How Hard Could it Be?
A piece for Crime Time on moving from the world of graphic novels into mainstream fiction.
The Daily Grind
A whistle-stop tour of Antony's desk and workspace for Case Files, the Crime Readers' Association newsletter.
Answering (sort of) the age old question, Where do you get your ideas from?
The dangers of writing near-future SF, and two news stories that demonstrate how to approach it.
Advice for writers who want to work in videogames.
Other Essays & Columns
Antony first heard Black Sabbath's Paranoid when he was eight years old. He never stood a chance.
How do you make a phone call to a living legend?
ALAN MOORE: PORTRAIT OF AN EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMAN
Read it online at Alan Moore World
Antony was a founding editor and regular columnist for PopImage, an early online magazine aimed at rehabilitating comics into mainstream pop culture. POPIMAGE VOL 1 included three of Antony's iconoclastic essays: Geek To Chic, Mule Variations, and Let's Kill Comics.
POPIMAGE, Vol 1
Conducted over email in 1999, in advance of the release of ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES
CONVERSATIONS WITH WILLIAM GIBSON
University Press of Mississippi, 2014
THE BEST OF SPIKEMAGAZINE.COM: THE INTERVIEWS
Chris Mitchell, 2012
Read it online at Spike Magazine
First published 1999
Conducted in person in 2000, in advance of the release of COBRALINGUS