Hello! It’s been a while since my last post, the reason being I’ve been working away on a new novel. I’m resurfacing now that the first draft is finally finished. More details about that in the future, but in other news I’ll be putting out a sequel to my short story collection, Beaten to a … More Beaten Pulpier!
You wait ages for a bus and two come along at once. Here’s the second story of mine to be published this month. It’s called The Hack and appears on London-based Sci-fi magazine The Singularity’s website. You can have a read here. (Excerpt below.) The Hack Rep-7 stared at the photograph. He recorded the details: fuzzy … More Read ‘The Hack’ in The Singularity Magazine
Here’s my first published story of 2017 – The Red Elk. It links with previous stories Year of the Money Lender and Naoko. More to come! Published by the good people at Scrutiny Journal who specialise in magical realism. You can read my short story and lots of others here. The Red Elk It had … More Read ‘The Red Elk’ on Scrutiny Journal
Saaaantaaaa! I know him! Time to get excited about Christmas! And, in the old fashioned tradition, time to scare each other with Christmas ghost stories around the fire. My short story The Sixpence in the Pudding (excerpt below) features in the new Christmas horror anthology, O Horrid Night, by Fundead Publications. It sits alongside 19 … More Read The Sixpence in the Pudding in O Horrid Night
Excited to say my debut novel, Dead in Autumn, Buried in Winter is out now in paperback and on Kindle! You can buy it on Amazon or Createspace. Old Blue Eyes, Madonna, Chewbacca and Frankenstein’s Monster go trick-or-treating in the upmarket part of town. They find a lavish three-storey house lying empty, the keys left … More Dead in Autumn, Buried in Winter OUT NOW
Happy Hallowe’en everyone! On this day last year I started writing my first novel. The first draft took six weeks, the rest of the year was spent editing, rewriting and proofing. Now it’s finished and just about ready for release, but seen as the story opens on Hallowe’en, I thought I’d give everyone a sneak peak as their … More Dead in Autumn, Buried in Winter Hallowe’en excerpt
Hallowe’en is upon us, and to celebrate I’m offering you all a treat. The Kindle edition of Beaten to a Pulp! is free for the day. There’ll also be another special announcement so stay tuned! Get Beaten to a Pulp! free here.
You can check out my latest piece of flash fiction, Unofficial Tapes #1, over on the excellent FTP Magazine website. It’s y attempt at being both political/funny, who knows if either works, but if you wanna find out you can read it here: http://www.ftpmagazine.com/2016/10/26/unofficial-tapes-1-callum-mcsorley/ FTP is a new Glasgow-based arts magazine. The initials stand for Fuck The … More Read ‘Unofficial Tapes #1’ on FTP Magazine
Really excited to have a short story accepted for FunDead Publication’s Christmas horror anthology. Yet to be named, it’ll be coming out later in the year – a perfect Christmas stocking present, maybe? – full of scary tales in the vein of Charles Dickens and Algernon Blackwood. My own story, The Sixpence in the Pudding, … More FunDead Christmas horror
Happy to say another of my stories has been picked up! ‘Naoko’ is a prequel to the story ‘Year of the Money Lender’ that appears in my debut collection, Beaten to a Pulp! and details Sato’s life following the great fire (YML was first published by Freedom Fiction back in Feb.) ‘Naoko’ was published by the excellent … More Read ‘Naoko’ on Aether & Ichor