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Last week I had the privilege of being included in Horrorbabble’s spotlight season. Horrorbabble is a YouTube channel that narrates genre tales, both classic and new, and for my money is far and away the best of its kind. My little horror story, ‘The Footage’, is narrated by the very talented Ian Gordon and concerns […]Read more "‘THE FOOTAGE’: A Horror Story Narrated By Horrorbabble"
Well, the first draft of my latest magnificent octopus is done. And, damn, was it a grueller. Enjoyable, don’t get me wrong, but a heck of a climb. It was, what? Nine months? A rather symbolic amount of time, that. To put it into comparison this latest draft (tentatively called The Dragonfly Girls) is roughly 92,000 […]Read more "Finishing The First Draft Of A Novel (And why they sometimes take forever)"
Mum: “What’s whack-a-mole?” Me: “It’s a game. A toy mole pops up and you have to hit it.” Mum: “Ooh, that’s not nice.” Me: “It’s like splat-the-rat, mum. Like at garden fetes.” Mum: “It’s the principle. Rats are fine, but a poor little mole can’t see when he pops his head out.”Read more "Conversation over at me parents’ house…"
My friend and fellow writer Jay Eales made this here poster/flyer-type thing for me. Lovely isn’t it? With any luck it should be appearing in the little booklet they put in your gift bag at Eastercon this year.Read more "New Advermercial"