I need to set this up first, otherwise shooting myself in the foot, which I plan to do in a minute, isn’t going to work. When a writer needs to explain something about their work, whether before or after publication, it’s as though they’re intimating that the work is incomplete. In groups I’ve run and […]Read More For the record – how the Black Dawn became a series
Since my last post, I have been like a man lost in a room piled high with A4 paper. It was a large room, more of a gymnasium really, and it was VERY full. To make matters worse, someone wearing a hat that said ‘Writer’ on it had typed an idea all over those sheets […]Read More Paper. Hats. Lots of paper and hats.
Some weeks ago, I began a new novel, the details of which I posted here. Then I disappeared. Novelists do that. This is me reappearing and saying, “Tada!” because the first draft is complete. Having shown my agent the six-page outline in August, I felt confident to get on with the writing. I went at […]Read More The End = The Beginning. (Maybe.) 🙂
If you are, I’ve just found out that you can request review copies of Tales of New Mexico directly from the editor of Black Shuck Books at this email address: email@example.comRead More Are you a book reviewer?
While you’re waiting for me to finish my next novel, you can read two dark stories set in the south-west of America. If you’re a Goodreads person, it’s ready to add to your shelves. If you’d like to buy direct from Black Shuck Books, go here. Or, if you prefer those other folk, who keep […]Read More Tales of New Mexico – on sale now
It’ll be several months before there’s much more I can really tell you about this, however, I thought I ought to let you know you that I am writing a new novel. So, if I seem a little distant or otherwise preoccupied, it’s because I am spending almost every hour of the day living in […]Read More A new book in the pipeline?
I sent the edits back to Great British Horror yesterday, so I think you might see this book published before the month is out… You can pre-order by clicking on the cover image or find out more about the book from a previous post.Read More Tales of New Mexico update