HEART OF GLASS: An Existential Love Story

In 2012 I wrote a noir novel called TO DIE UPON A KISS, which told the story of two serial killers who fall in love. It was published by Snubnose Press in ebook format and had a short but fruitful life, receiving limited but encouraging praise. It was pulled from the virtual shelf sometime, IContinue reading “HEART OF GLASS: An Existential Love Story”

The Unpredictable Labyrinth

“At its best, life is completely unpredictable.” You know who said that? Christopher Walken. Profound stuff, right? Well, let’s hold off plans just yet for a twenty-foot bronze statue in his name, because he also went on to say “One day you’re saving the rainforest, the next you’re chugging cock.” Hardly Aristotle. Nonetheless, Walken hadContinue reading “The Unpredictable Labyrinth”

Cover Reveal & Interview at Night Worms

I had a great time recently being interviewed by Ben over at Night Worms. It’s probably the most compressive interview I’ve ever done. I talk about my own influences, how I got started, my writing practices, Stranger Things, and of course, Tom Nolan. The interview was also used to exclusively reveal the new cover forContinue reading “Cover Reveal & Interview at Night Worms”

LABYRINTH OF THE DOLLS Cover Reveal!

Well, here it is. The new cover for the follow up to Bad People, which is due this summer. What do you think? Blurb: It’s been one year since the horrific murders of Stormer Hill, and the events of that time continue to resonate with Detective Constable Tom Nolan. In an attempt to find theContinue reading “LABYRINTH OF THE DOLLS Cover Reveal!”

5 Days of Books: William Peter Blatty

I have a confession to make. It took me about thirty years to get around to reading The Exorcist. I know! Look, I love the movie, and class it as my favourite, other than Jaws, horror movies of all time. I saw it first on VHS during it’s banned era in the 1980s, and againContinue reading “5 Days of Books: William Peter Blatty”

Choosing a Book by its Cover

The second most labour intensive process of creating your own book is designing the cover. There are many designers out there that will do it for you if you have the money, but if you haven’t, then the task of distilling all the months of sweat and tears you poured into your manuscript now fallsContinue reading “Choosing a Book by its Cover”