Interview: MENACING HEDGE magazine

Amanda Gowin, writer and fiction editor at the arts journal, Menacing Hedge, me recently about coping during lockdown, horror movies, books and BAD PEOPLE. I used to be fiction editor there back in the day so it was both warming and an honour to grace its corridors once again. Thanks to Amanda, Kelly and GioContinue reading “Interview: MENACING HEDGE magazine”

Interview and Review: Kendall Reviews

J.A. Sullivan over at Kendall Reviews interviewed me recently about Bad People and the sequel Labyrinth of the Dolls, so if you want to know more about what inspired me to write a horror crime novel, or anything about the new novel (no spoilers, promise), then go check it. {Book Review/Interview} (In the frenzy ofContinue reading “Interview and Review: Kendall Reviews”

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!”

Giveaway!

The very cool Sadie Hartmann (Mother Horror) is running a giveaway of my novel Bad People (signed) on her Instagram page. It’s free and easy to enter. Plus it’s open to any country. So get over to https://www.instagram.com/mother.horror/ and enter! Winner announced this coming Monday.

How COVID19 Turned Out to be the Best Thing that Ever Happened to Me!

If you’ve started reading this it means you’re either appalled by the title of this blog and want to know what kind of cruel and cold hearted bastard I am, or you too share similar feelings. Let’s begin by placating those in the first camp. At the time of writing this, COVID19 has taken aContinue reading “How COVID19 Turned Out to be the Best Thing that Ever Happened to Me!”

Human Tenderloin – an audio short story

A few years back Perpetual Motion Machine published a horror short story collection of mine called Gory Hole. The book consisted of three stories, one involving zombies, another mutant deer, and the last cannibals. It was this story, titled, Human Tenderloin, that first appeared in Menacing Hedge magazine, and probably helped secure the job asContinue reading “Human Tenderloin – an audio short story”

7 Days of Reviews. Day 2: Entertainingly Nerdy

Today, as part of my meagre attempt to promote bloggers and reviewers, I’m bringing you Kaili from Entertainingly Nerdy, a blog site that delivers on quality reviews. Want to know more about Kaili? This is taken from her About Page… Hey readers! First off my name is Kaili and I’m thirty years old. I haveContinue reading “7 Days of Reviews. Day 2: Entertainingly Nerdy”

7 Days of Reviews. Day 1: NIGHTFALL UP NORTH

I make no apologies for trying to promote my work. A lot of effort, sweat and blood goes into writing a book, but it takes an equal amount to promote it. It also takes a lot of kindness and time from others. So to try and celebrate both camps, I’ll be promoting the bloggers whoContinue reading “7 Days of Reviews. Day 1: NIGHTFALL UP NORTH”

Bad People Book Trailer

With the ongoing lockdown, I have more time to get around to things I’ve been putting off. One of those is a book trailer for my new novel, Bad People. So here it is. Thanks to all the wonderful reviewers who provided the pull quotes.

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”