It’s Not Horror, But It Can Be Pretty Scary – Living With A Long Term Health Condition

Read the preview The people who know the most about living with a condition are the people who live with the condition.AEL Lyons Right before the first lockdown, way back in February of 2020, I met a woman at a group I attend. The group was for people with Multiple Sclerosis, their friends and family. … Continue reading It’s Not Horror, But It Can Be Pretty Scary – Living With A Long Term Health Condition

So, Composting a Human Body Is Now a Thing?

A few years ago I wrote my first novella, Die, Blossom, Bloom. In it I had this crazy notion that the poor protagonist had a secret to keep, and the secret was that he killed his wife. Not that killing his wife was particularly unusual, but I had this idea that because his wife was … Continue reading So, Composting a Human Body Is Now a Thing?

Top 10 Horror Story Podcasts that Will Terrify You — Horror Made

Ever miss being told a bedtime story that ends up freaking you out so much that you have feverish dreams of monstrous creatures? I did. So I figured I would bring you my favorite podcasts that fill my scary stories need. As a quick side note, I did a top 10 Horror Podcasts of 2014  and […]Top … Continue reading Top 10 Horror Story Podcasts that Will Terrify You — Horror Made

Dystopian — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

Saw this and had to chuckle. As a dad to two myself, my son trying everything to avoid studying for his GCSEs, I can relate to the homeschooling difficulties... One of the downsides of school at home is that it takes out the potential for no school – snow days. That’s more for me than … Continue reading Dystopian — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #3 And Thoughts On Fitting Everything In

Take me to the zombies The Zombie Survival Association Tour moves on today with its third competitor, Phil Woods. Phil was fortunate enough to become trapped in the pub at the start of the zombie apocalypse. Good for him, but the bar snacks are running dangerously low and someone is going to need to make … Continue reading The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #3 And Thoughts On Fitting Everything In

A GUIDE TO WRITING MAGIC SYSTEMS – Fantasy-Hive

I've been kicking around a few story ideas and what I've noticed is that they don't all neatly fit into one genre, but there are some commonalities in some of them. I've never really written fantasy, haven't read much in that genre since I was a lot younger, so I did a bit of digging … Continue reading A GUIDE TO WRITING MAGIC SYSTEMS – Fantasy-Hive

The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #1

I've been listening to the Masters golf and was impressed by how calm and quiet the commentators sound and it put me in mind to share some of what I've come up with... Over the last few weeks, as you may know, I've been struggling with typing, but what I have done, to keep myself … Continue reading The Zombie Apocalypse As Described By A Golf Commentator #1

Road To… Well, Just Being Creative – April 2021

Hopefully by this point, you will have read one of my previous posts about the struggles I have had with my hands and my inability to type. I have tried to remain as creative as possible over the last few months and some of that I have been sharing with you here. This started off … Continue reading Road To… Well, Just Being Creative – April 2021

Vague Synopsis – Star Wars: A New Hope

I hope the last few vague synopses that you have read here have encouraged you to watch some excellent films. I think my descriptive powers have grown exponentially over the last few weeks of sharing these with you. I have to warn you that these posts will contain spoilers so if you haven't watched the … Continue reading Vague Synopsis – Star Wars: A New Hope

Movie Review: Love and Monsters (2020) — Never Think Impossible

Always on the look out for new movies, this review from Never Think Impossible caught my eye. It was the one line in particular: 'death and dismemberment are one second away. ' Sounds like my kind of film... Spoilers will try to be real quiet. There’s a fine line that divides the sub-genres of post-apocalyptic and … Continue reading Movie Review: Love and Monsters (2020) — Never Think Impossible