How to get your hands on 30k words of FREE fiction

For a long time, I've been offering a free story to readers as an incentive to join my email list. It has been chugging along, adding people here and there, but I felt like I wanted to offer something more. Something different. But what? Two stories? I'm not sure if I can sell myself on … Continue reading How to get your hands on 30k words of FREE fiction

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Fragment Friday – ‘A Sinister Six’ edition – The Girl in the Park

'A Sinister Six' was finally let loose into the world on Wednesday.  Go buy it.  It's really good.  It's only 99p.  Can I be that direct?  Is there an etiquette for these sorts of things?  Anyway, Friday is here again, and it's time for another story excerpt.  We are still in 'A Sinister Six' mode, … Continue reading Fragment Friday – ‘A Sinister Six’ edition – The Girl in the Park

A great first day comes to a close. Help needed tomorrow!

It's late, and I'm tired.  Today saw my book A Sinister Six finally reach the virtual shelves.  I've tried to keep on top of all the comments coming from a number of blogs, but apologies if i've missed anyone! I've just received my first review on Goodreads and Amazon.  I don't think I quite realised how … Continue reading A great first day comes to a close. Help needed tomorrow!

Almost to the finish line! Book launch time!

Really quick post, because it's late here (11.30pm) and I need to go to bed.  By the time I wake up, and if everything goes to plan, my book, A Sinister Six will be available to purchase at all you favourite booksellers, and in all you favourite formats.  I was tempted to offer it free, but … Continue reading Almost to the finish line! Book launch time!

Fragment Friday – A Sinister Six edition

Happy Friday!  As 1st February launch day approaches for 'A Sinister Six,' I present another segment of one of its stories.  Today it's the turn of 'Into the Scar.' A pair of boys skip school to investigate the caves beneath their homes.  Something is already down there... His phone lay a short distance away, and … Continue reading Fragment Friday – A Sinister Six edition

Fragment Friday – A Sinister Six edition

Welcome again to Fragment Friday - its a day where I post an excerpt of my work.  As the launch of my book, A Sinister Six is just around the corner (Feb 2nd), It's the turn of another one of the stories in the collection.  Today, I present for your enjoyment, a section taken from The Photograph. … Continue reading Fragment Friday – A Sinister Six edition

A Sinister Six (with FREE bonus content) is available for pre-order!

There is a lot in this update.  Read to the end to get it all! This has been a long time in the making, but I am pleased to announce that A Sinister Six is now available to pre-order on Amazon. Why pre-order?  I wanted to give people a chance to get two extra stories for … Continue reading A Sinister Six (with FREE bonus content) is available for pre-order!

Fragment Friday – ‘A Sinister Six’ edition

'A Sinister Six' will be available to pre-order in the next few days, so what better place for today's Fragment Friday excerpt to come from, than one of the stories in the collection. Today, I would like to share a part of one of my favourite stories, the one that has received the highest praise … Continue reading Fragment Friday – ‘A Sinister Six’ edition

Help needed from readers of horror / dark fiction

Today I need your opinion, please. My book, A Sinister Six, is almost ready for publication. The interior of the book is formatted, the cover is complete. All that’s left is to start writing the book description and that’s where you come in. Below, you will see the first draft of the book description. What … Continue reading Help needed from readers of horror / dark fiction

Christmas Giveaway! Get my next collection for FREE!

A short post today. Just long enough to tell you about my latest giveaway:  What's on offer? This opportunity is only available to subscribers to my updates (if you’re not one already, click the big red button on the homepage, or go HERE). In the run - up to Christmas, I would like to give … Continue reading Christmas Giveaway! Get my next collection for FREE!