Kindle book giveaway

To celebrate the release of my latest sort story collection, Fresh Blood Orange, the kindle versions of my previous books – Dead in Autumn, Buried in Winter and Beaten to a Pulp! – will be given away free on launch day, Hallowe’en 2017. The promotion will run from 31/10/17 until 4/11/17. Dead in Autumn, Buried … More Kindle book giveaway

Fresh Blood Orange

I’m thrilled to announce my second book of short stories – Fresh Blood Orange (Beaten to a Pulp 2) – will be released on Kindle and in print on Hallowe’en! Come and meet the Queen of Junkyard Dogs: Clem Astor lives in the desert, the mirage of Vegas on the horizon, where she breeds dogs … More Fresh Blood Orange

Apocalypse Now with MR Carey and Joe Hill

Last week, as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival On Tour, I had the pleasure of seeing sci-fi/horror heavyweights Joe Hill and MR Carey in discussion about their latest novels and the apocalypse at East Kilbride Arts Centre. Highlights included a bizarre singalong with Joe Hill and his sons, who formed a makeshift band and … More Apocalypse Now with MR Carey and Joe Hill

Aether & Ichor

I’m excited to be joining fantasy story site Aether & Ichor as a guest editor! Based in Edinburgh, they publish short stories from writers all over the world and back in October 2016 they were kind enough to publish one of mine – Naoko. Now on the other side of the desk, I’m looking for urban fantasy … More Aether & Ichor

Grasslimb Journal

Really excited to have short story of mine – Green Fire – appearing in Grasslimb Vol 15 No 2. Grasslimb is a long-running literature and arts journal based in San Diego, California, which features a wide variety of work from poetry and short stories to cartoons and music reviews. You can read Green Fire (a tale of post-apocalyptic … More Grasslimb Journal

Beaten Pulpier!

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!

Read ‘The Hack’ in The Singularity Magazine

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