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Promo! Massacre Magazine – Issue 8: Horror and Suspense

I welcome in the new year with a story in issue 8 of Massacre Magazine. The Kindle edition of Massacre Magazine Issue 8 is now available on Amazon. My story is Cat’s Whisker (you can google the name to find … Continue reading

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Royalties!

Satisfaction, not money, motivate me to write. Seeing your story accepted and published gives a real buzz. I’m lucky to have a full time job to fall back on, because frankly, there’s not much money writing short horror fiction. That … Continue reading

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Winter Shivers brings Festive Fear!

Happy to announce that my short story, Sacrifices, is included in the latest anthology called Winter Shivers, from publisher Inkstained Succubus Productions. The stories aren’t festive themed, but a good spooky story around Christmas is a long tradition dating back … Continue reading

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Darkest Minds reviewed!

A review by the indefatigable Matt Fryer of Darkest Minds, from Dark Minds Press. Happy to say he said nice things about my story, Refugees. Check out the link below for the full review of all the fine stories in … Continue reading

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Writing update

Talking about the writing process is a bit like making sausages – without the mince, bread crumbs and pig’s intestines, of course. Though the meat grinder just gave me an idea… Anyway, while I’ve been on a long blog hiatus, … Continue reading

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The writer’s life – a study in failure

Hello and welcome to 2015. When I started this blog, I was quite happy to post about the rejection of my stories to various short horror venues. If you can’t laugh at yourself and embrace your failures, well, you’re not … Continue reading

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Your weekend reading = sex and death. And yes, you’re welcome

For your reading pleasure – two short sword and sorcery tales from yours truly. Blood Fire – wallows in sex and death from the beginning, to a pulse pounding encounter with the Outer Dark! In the Shadow of the Gibbet … Continue reading

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Blood and Bone in Midnight Echo 10

Midnight Echo is the magazine of the Australian Horror Writers Association. Issue 10 landed on my doorstep today, which means its available to purchase. The issue includes a story I wrote last year, Blood and Bone. I nice slice of … Continue reading

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Blood Fire reviewed

Before I get to the main bit, apologies for the relentless self promotion that’s been going on this blog for the last few weeks. 2013 up to a certain point had been a very light on year for acceptances, plus … Continue reading

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My story in TTA Press 2013 Advent Calendar out now!

You may have noticed the free story, Into the Green, I posted last week. Lest you think me generous of spirit, there was a darker motive, namely the chance to appear in the TTA Press (publisher of Interzone, Black Static … Continue reading

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