Category Archives: Writing

Shark Larks

This blog has been very quiet recently and for good reason. I’ve been working on a secret project that might well be my highest profile release ever, if I ever finish it. To say it’s been a challenge is understatement … Continue reading

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A Whirlwind Launch Week (updated)!

[Updated December 16th 2014] What a week it’s been! Two titles came out on the same day (December 9th) and behaved in very different ways. One was Fantasy For Good, a new anthology featuring a ton of amazing talent, with … Continue reading

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A plethora of newsy things!

So much time and so little news! I may have got that backwards. Errr… The Patchwork House It’s real! It exists… At least for pre-order. Reserve your copy now before the internet runs out of data. It could happen! Oh … Continue reading

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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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