Back in 2015 – my God, how can it be five years ago? – I wrote the martial arts fantasy novel K’an. In it, an eight-year-old farm boy named Butterfly, sick and weak since birth, sees his family assassinated by masked horsemen. Butterfly manages to evade the raiders and, by providence and force of will, […]Read More A martial arts fantasy graphic novel? Yes, indeed!
After much editing and nit-picky checking and re-checking, I ordered a proof copy of Phasmid’s very first print title – the 3rd edition of MEAT. Upon discovering several further typesetting edits and some minor issues with the cover image, I ordered another proof copy. Here they are, side by side. Following some final tweaks, I […]Read More Phasmid’s first print title – this meat is real…
In time for the darker months of 2020, Horrific Tales Publishing will release a brand new Joseph D’Lacey horror novel, Weed. Here’s a teaser: An imposing stately home in the English countryside becomes a human rat-trap when a mutated plant species contaminates the occupants. Corrupt stock market tycoon, Lady Fortescue, a goddess of weapons manufacture, […]Read More New Horror coming soon
Great news from WF Howes yesterday – the audiobook of MEAT is now available for pre-order on Audible. New readers and listeners beware – narrated by the unflinching Chris Coxon, this edition of the novel is going to leave ice in your guts…Read More The sound of MEAT!
It seems a very long time since I’ve talked about books and publishing on air, so I’m really looking forward to two interviews that are happening soon. The first is a two part, two-hour special hosted by This Is Horror. Although, I’m doing the interview this Friday, I don’t yet know when the episode will […]Read More Upcoming podcast and radio interviews
Back in March this year, after a lot of disappointment around traditional routes into publishing – or rejection as it’s more commonly known! – I made the decision to take control of my intellectual property. At the time I didn’t even know what that would mean, but I’d had enough of waiting on others in […]Read More Phasmid – Phase one complete
Those of you who prefer listening to your eco-horror, rather than reading it, may be excited to hear about the audio deal I signed yesterday – but probably not as excited as I am! A couple of weeks ago, I was approached Craig Thomson, acquisitions editor at W. F. Howes. Craig, a big fan of […]Read More WF Howes Audio Deal