Sean Williams

Sharing the Small Press Lurv

posted on 9 Sep 2011 at 12:19 am
Tehani Wessely asked for my thoughts on small press, and here they are.

Ghosts by Gaslight are GO

posted on 8 Sep 2011 at 12:54 am
A copy of Jack Dann and Nick Gever’s awesome anthology Ghosts by Gaslight has reached my hot little hands and it’s a beautiful thing. It contains a new story by me, “The Jade Woman of the Luminous Star”, and a host of others,

Interview with Rowena Cory Daniells

posted on 29 Aug 2011 at 12:01 am
Rowena and I chatted the other day about my nearly nonexistent Welsh background, Star Wars, writing for younger audiences, my PhD, electronic publishing, science, curries . . . pretty much everything, really. And there’s a Doctor Who-related co


posted on 27 Aug 2011 at 5:14 am
Here’s a list of frequently asked questions. I’ll add to these as the mood takes me. Firstly, here’s why I’m so slow responding to emails at the moment. My sincere apologies! “I’d like to be a writer, too. What adv

Flashback 2003: “A Day in the Life of…”

posted on at 4:49 am
(This speech was first presented at Brisbane Writers’ Festival. The title was the brief, and this is how I chose to exploreit.)   This is the story of a very odd couple.  Like all relationships between identical siblings, theirs is an une


posted on 25 Aug 2011 at 10:58 pm
The awesome Kaaron Warren has been posting a series of interviews with authors concerning the spark behind their stories. Here’s mine, in which I reveal the inspiration behind The Crooked Letter and the First Church of the Cataclysm.


posted on 23 Aug 2011 at 10:52 pm
Welcome to the all-new seanwilliams.com! The work of Lightbulb Digital and the Orbit Design Group, I can’t take any credit for it at all. It’s all down to their brilliance and keen eye. Nice work, gents! I hope you enjoy the fresh new loo

Flashback 2001: My review of CARRIE

posted on 4 Aug 2011 at 1:36 am
(First published in the special Stephen King double edition of French magazine Ténèbres.) In the beginning was the word, and the word was “Carrie”.  Who could have guessed that the slim volume of the same name (a contraction of Cariett

Flashback 2002: “SF and Music”

posted on 3 Aug 2011 at 11:48 pm
SF & Music: a Personal Reflection Remember the good old 1980s / when things were so uncomplicated?I wish I could go back there again / and everything could be the same. So begins the fourth track of Electric Light Orchestra’s classic concep