Back at the start of the year, I entered Kent Shawn’s yearly fun, Short Story of Doom competition, fished in by the brilliant promotional video, and the insanely tongue-twisting full title of the competition. A scan of the purgatory that is my Trello story ideas board and I thought I found a good fit. A couple of days of writing and editing later I submitted my story and then promptly forgot about it, cracking on with other projects. Then in May…
Heart of Thorns is my first Novella and a gripping post-apocalyptic tale of family, loyalty and survival. In a world terraformed by alien urchins, the last of humanity fight to take back their fallen world.
I’m thrilled to be part of the live launch event for Eerie River’s Publishing’s new anthology It Calls from the Sea. On May 22nd I’ll be chatting about my story Brief Encounter. There’ll be plenty of giveaways and a live reading to whet your appetite. So, get on board and prepare to batten down because we’re going to be sailing close to the wind.
It’s been a little while since I’ve updated the blog. The good news is it’s because I’ve had my head down writing. Twenty-twenty-one has presented a number of new opportunities that will influencing my writing for the rest of the year.
A little over a year ago I decided to focus on getting my stories into print. I started by submitting a couple of drabbles to an open call anthology called Forgotten Ones from Eerie River Publishing. A year later I’ve been lucky enough to have dozens of stories accepted for publication and I’ve written up a summary of my year writing.
I’m thrilled to be part of the live launch event for Eerie River’s Publishing new anthology It Calls from the Sky. On October 17th, I’ll be chatting about my story Thorn in my Side. There’ll be plenty of giveaways and a live reading of Tim Mendee’s story On a Wing and a Prayer to whet your appetite. Be sure to join us.
I can finally reveal the super-secret hush-hush collaboration project I’ve been working on for the last few months. Zero Hour 2113 is a cyberpunk story set in the beating heart of London in the year 2113 and features thirteen chapters from a hugely talented group of writers.
Last week participating in the very popular #vss365 challenge on Twitter. The aim, to write a daily Very Short Story in less than 280 characters, a single tweet. Yes, that’s characters! Not words.