Friday Fun ...

Thanks to my inestimably good friend Steve Kane for putting me onto this piece of inspired lunacy. Pastiche, done well, can be more than fun; it shows the bones of language through the flesh of subject matter - and here, the combination of language and subject is about as unlikely as you could get.

From Geoffrey Chaucer hath a blog - Serpentes on a Shippe!

Next week I'm going to be talking to Night Train Fiction Editor Alicia Gifford who describes the kind of story that makes the cut for her ...