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July 3, 2018

It's been a busy old first half of the year, so I thought it worth pausing to collage together some of the various notable bits and pieces that have had my name attached in these last six months...

New Fiction

The Woodcutter and the Wolf - have a scuttle around inside th...

January 20, 2018

Another day, another project. At the back end of last year, with a work-in-progress milestone reached, my fingers were itchy for creative distractions - new short stories, new performances, new ventures. There's always a tiny part of me which is terrified by staleness...

September 30, 2017

Weird times call for weird fictions. We're all looking over our various shoulders at the lurking shadows and the too-bright lights wondering what fresh hell is lurking in our timelines, poised and ready to assault our once-cosy sensibilities. We are living inside a dys...

April 24, 2016

For those of you who have read my latest collection Spiderseed, here's a bit more background about each of the stories. Enjoy!




In my other fiction, I’ve been writing a lot of short stories about specific animals. This piece fell into that category, but unlike my...

February 13, 2016

In a little under two weeks my brand new collection of flash fictions will be birthed and screaming for your attention. The incy wincy spider has crawled up the spout, popped her head out and she's ready to entice you into her parlour and show you what my mind is all a...

November 28, 2015


The latest issue of The Alarmist magazine opens with a lengthy and rather gloomy introduction from editors Gary and Mansour titled 'Memoirs of a Dying Swan' which details the reasons why, after only five issues, there will be no more Alarmist. The bold, beautiful and...

October 25, 2015


Exciting developments this week. I can giddly announce that my next flash fiction collection Spiderseed will be published with Sleepy House Press in January. The book will collect together twenty of my flash pieces from the last two or three years, including a couple...

August 12, 2015

Orginally written in December 2014


As you might have noticed, I have a little e-book out. A Christmas book of festive horror stories called Merry Gentlemen available for 99p on the Kindle. A few copies have been dribbling out as people take a one pound punt, amused per...

August 11, 2015

Originally written in October 2014


As someone who would love one day to make something of a career out of my writing, the current state of play in the heady world of book publishing is equal parts terrifying and exhilarating. On the one hand sits a twitchy old angel, a...

August 11, 2015

Originally written in August 2014


There's no greater pleasure as an enthusiastic new writer than seeing your story and name in print. And not just seeing it, but holding, stroking, smelling those words, embracing them like you're a proud parent, and then finding a plac...

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