Category Archives: Writing

Epic Release Date Face-Off Thingy!

Up until a month ago, two huge movies were vying for the same release date. For a while there it was Superman v Batman versus Captain America 3. Both Warner Bros and Marvel were adamant that May 6th 2016 was the ideal weekend … Continue reading

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About Bloody Time!

Hello dear readers. Yes, it’s certainly been a long time since I posted an update to this fair site. I’m sure you’ve been unable to breathe in the meantime, so I’m sorry if you ended up asphyxiating on my account. … Continue reading

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This Is How You Die

This Is How You Die is the follow up to the enormously successful, internationally famous Machine of Death. My story, Your Choice, made the cut despite going up against over 2,000 submissions! This is both amazing and very humbling, and I’m absolutely delighted … Continue reading

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No time to write? Get a dog!

So during August and September I wrote a novel. Yeah I know, it came as a shock to me too. This haunted house tale (with a difference!) currently clocks in at 71,000 words, which is more than I’ve produced on … Continue reading

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Why World’s Collider Quit Open Casket Press

So it’s all over the internet, there isn’t much need to be diplomatic any more. I don’t go out of my way to badmouth anyone, but in this case I think it’s important that everyone who has had negative dealings … Continue reading

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Machine of Death 2 – the table of contents!

I’m proud of (most of) my story sales, but last year when I heard I’d made it into Machine of Death 2 I couldn’t believe it. The sheer volume of submissions (nearly 2,000!) was mind-boggling, and for my tale to be … Continue reading

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Win a free copy of charity horror anthology, Horror for Good!

Right now, you can enter to win a free copy of the new charity anthology, Horror For Good! The giveaway is available via Goodreads and you can enter any time between now and June 7th  for a chance to win a … Continue reading

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Tell yourself it happens to every writer…

The reviews are in for this: Yes, they are. Indeed. And very lovely they are too. Moving on hastily to this:

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Gotrek & Felix, pre-orders and extracts

Right now, Gotrek and Felix The Anthology is available for pre-order. If you get it direct from the Black Library you can own it before it reaches bookstores. My story’s title is causing a few raised eyebrows among fans of … Continue reading

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Ginger Nuts, Colliders, and Horror For Good!

A lot has happened in the last couple of weeks. So let’s start with a highlight. Jim McLeod of the Ginger Nuts of Horror review site has some lovely words to say about my story in Phobophobia. Go have a … Continue reading

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