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
Phasmid’s first phase of independent publishing is nearing completion. The final art work is in for the fourth title in Phasmid’s catalogue – BLOOD FUGUE, a down and dirty vampire tale like no other. Without further ado, feast your eyes on this…Read More New look Blood Fugue
If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of the awesome people who either downloaded a free copy of MEAT over the weekend or Tweeted about it or shared the info on other SM sites. I am extremely grateful for your help. Watching MEAT climb the Amazon charts was a dizzilirious thrill: “How far will it […]Read More Thank you – we did it!
To give it a big kickstart, I’m putting Phasmid’s kindle version of MEAT up for free all weekend. If you’ve never read it and wondered what all the fuss is about, now’s your chance to find out. I’d love to see MEAT go to the very pinnacle of the Amazon charts. If you want to […]Read More FREE MEAT ALL WEEKEND – let’s take it to No 1!
Well, here it is – a new sack for MEAT! Of the Phasmid covers we’ve been working on so far, this is the one that Ben Baldwin and I have revisited most often with seemeingly endless re-thinks, tweaks and adaptations. I wanted to go in a different direction and Ben has done an amazing job […]Read More MEAT – the third edition now has a cover!
It’s well over twenty years since I started writing. I was in my late twenties and only just waking up to the realisation that writing might be my superpower. My early work was all poetry. I liked verse because the commitment – definitely not my superpower – was very light and it felt a lot […]Read More From bondage to freedom – an ego trip spanning two decades
If you like to travel to the very strangest of places when you read short fiction, Splinters is the collection for you. In it, you’ll find a dozen tales, each of which will take you on a very unexpected – and possibly unsettling – journey. But don’t worry; you will come back – they’re only […]Read More Splinters has been released into the wild…
When the lovely Simon Key (of The Big Green Bookshop and editor of Timeline Books) decided to publish a book of my short stories, I was delighted. There was no money for Splinters; the whole thing was an exercise in seat-of-the-pants, low-budget publication. I got as involved as I could with the publishing process and […]Read More Splinters – a new skin for the book that never had a cover.
For the next 24 hrs, Garbage Man is free to download on Amazon. Get it before it starts stinking the place up!Read More Free Fiction!
Shreve, a no-hope town beside the UK’s largest landfill. There’s nothing Shreve’s jaded residents won’t stoop to in a bid to liven up their monotonous lives… Wannabe model, Aggie Smithfield, plans to escape before Shreve swallows her ambitions along with a million tons of rubbish and filthy little secrets. Desperate for a way out, Aggie […]Read More The Kindle edition of Garbage Man is (a)live