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Amy Binns
Journalism lecturer at University of Central Lancs, biographer of sci-fi master John Wyndham, radio pundit on social media, hangs upside down for fun.
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Amy Binns May 25
Replying to @mssakshinarula
Using the dishwasher. My husband considers it a moral failing, along with central heating. But my dad is against mains water so the direction of travel is reasonable.
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Amy Binns May 21
Replying to @commaficionado
My daughter took her new book on social skills to a party. *facepalm*
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Jonathan Nicholls May 21
An attempt at capturing the from my garden 430km away as it passed by the UK last night. Can we now prove the earth is a sphere[ish] as this seems to come back round every 90 minutes?
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Amy Binns May 21
Example books absolutely crack along. You don't have the luxury of a single extra word when read aloud.
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Amy Binns May 21
Replying to @whatSFSaid
A plot that keeps moving. A slow plot or lots of description really drags when read aloud, however lovely the writing.
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Alvaro Zinos-Amaro #BlackLivesMatter May 20
Received my IT CAME FROM THE MULTIPLEX contributor copies from ! This forthcoming is inspired by 80s goodness! It's an honor to have my work included in an amazing table of contents. Here's the opening page of my story, "Negative Creep":
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Jack Dinsley May 11
and with the dissertation submitted, I am finished . It’s been an amazing and emotional three years . I’ve been to Kenya, Malaysia, worked with , worked at . Let’s see what the future has in store for me 👏🏻
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Amy Binns May 8
Replying to @annebonnybook
Isn't everyone anti-rape?
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Amy Binns May 7
Hearing Churchill on the radio in Germany while longing to be back with your lover
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Amy Binns May 1
Porn for book lovers. Which is the best kind of porn.
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Phoenix Alexander Mar 16
In case you needed a little escape from the calamity that is 2020: here’s a short intro to the Science Fiction Collections at by yours truly! 🤓🪐🚀
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Amy Binns Apr 29
Replying to @MechaNonPlacet
Meteors, weird diseases, empty streets. It's definitely Triffids.
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Amy Binns Apr 29
It is printed on as part of the letter head. It is his own drawing. He had lovely pale grey paper.
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Amy Binns Apr 29
Replying to @ZantiMisft
And I really got hot/When I watched Janette Scott/Fight a triffid that spits poison and kills.
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Amy Binns Apr 29
It'll turn out okay at the end if you've got a sparky heroine by your side.
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Amy Binns Apr 29
And he always replied to fans' letters.
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Amy Binns Apr 29
For John Wyndham fans... he always replied to fans' letters. Here's one, with his own drawing of a triffid:
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Amy Binns Apr 29
Replying to @MechaNonPlacet
I like the idea of John Wyndham's instagram. Your farm house looks lovely. Is it in the Downs? His home was near Steep.
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Amy Binns Apr 29
Replying to @Andyphilipday @bouldie
My favourite full length Wyndham.
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ShockTillYouDropNews Apr 28
Today in horror, we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of 's VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED starring the late Christopher Reeve and , the second adaptation of John Wyndham's "The Midwich Cuckoos." What's your favorite moment in the film? Let us know below!
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