As we're counting down to the creepiest night of the year I'm offering a FREE Paperback copy of one of my horror short story collections. All you have to do is reply to this post with the headline, "Competition Entry..." followed by the title you'd like to win - either: Cellar Stories: A collection of... Continue Reading →
Cellar Stories Out Today. An all new collection of horror shorts for young and old alike. Free story and introductory offer.
"I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose." - Steven Wright I've been thinking about that joke from Steven Wright a bit recently and it's not as funny as it used to be... So here's the deal: I'm releasing a new collection of short stories - exact publication date to be confirmed but it'll... Continue Reading →
A very quick one, image free and hastily written today because I need to get back to writing real stuff... I saw a post earlier today from Georgia Springate, author of Beyond (a book I've previously recommended - and which you should check out), who put down some of the music she listens to while... Continue Reading →
Last night I downloaded a Kindle book - '100 Word Horrors Part 2: An Anthology of Horror Drabbles (100 Word Horror Collection)' edited by Kevin J Kennedy. It features a story by Terry West, a writing acquaintance whose writing I enjoy a lot. It has a fantastic cover (if, like me, you remember the '80's... Continue Reading →
From the 3rd-5th of May this year, Newcastle Noir, the North East's very own crime writing festival will be running at its new home of Newcastle City Library. Now in its sixth year, the festival is going to be offering over 25 talks, panels, screenings and workshops featuring more than 80 authors from around the world.... Continue Reading →
For this weekend only, (22-24 March 2019) I'm making my new publication 'Off Script' available for FREE on Kindle. Just click on the cover link below anytime during that period and you can download the book free. Why am I making it available for free? Well, I wrote in detail elsewhere about Off Script and am fully... Continue Reading →
A while back I wrote about my planned new publication 'Off Script' I'm pleased to say it's now available at Amazon - currently on Kindle and, if you have it, Kindle Unlimited. The paperback version will be available within the next week or so. After publishing two collections of short stories (Basement Tales and You... Continue Reading →