Pre-order Exquisite Aberrations ebook

The ebook of Exquisite Aberrations, the new Gothic anthology from FunDead Publications, is now available for pre-order, due for release on 13th September. Featuring my novelette, The Lunatic Song, among other incredible, creepy tales, Exquisite Aberrations is a collection of Gothic horror stories with a modern twist, turning tropes on their heads and featuring characters … More Pre-order Exquisite Aberrations ebook

Holiday Reading II

A colleague at work recently told me she hates short stories. Not mine specifically (that would have been brutally honest of her) but all of them. All of them ever, because she feels they’re a waste of a good story idea. So, my second round of holiday reading recommendations are all short story collections, in … More Holiday Reading II

DTNT Anthology 001

At the beginning of the year I read some stories and picked some tunes on Subcity Radio show, Daytime Nightime, hosted by Roslyn Potter. Now, DTNT is due to publish its very first anthology, featuring stories, poetry and artwork from the show’s guests, including me! Alongside work from some of Glasgow’s best – including the … More DTNT Anthology 001

Holiday Reading

Packing for your holiday but still got some room in your book suitcase? Here are a few things I’ve really enjoyed reading lately that you might consider: The White Road by Sarah Lotz (Hodder & Stoughton) The second mountain climbing ghost story I’ve read in as many months (the other being Thin Air by Michelle … More Holiday Reading

Aether/Ichor Issue 3: Solstice out now

Issue 3 of Aether/Ichor is available to read now! The Solstice edition is crammed with awesome Sword & Sorcery tales, action packed and brimming with magic. Daemoralis by Laura Gregory considers the impact fighting evil has on the family unit, with horrifying violence juxtaposed with tender scenes of family life. Oh, and there are terrifying, … More Aether/Ichor Issue 3: Solstice out now

Cymera, Thin Air, and the inner life of Darth Sidious

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of travelling down to Edinburgh to go to Cymera Festival, Scotland’s first ever book festival dedicated to sci-fi, fantasy and horror writing. Held at prominent Fringe venue and labyrinthian maze, The Pleasence, from 7th-9th June, some of the world’s leading SFF and horror authors, including Gareth … More Cymera, Thin Air, and the inner life of Darth Sidious

Read Secret Ingredients in Shoreline of Infinity 15

  Around this time last year, I started working on a short story after reading about the death of Anthony Bourdain. His nonfiction book on the chef life, Kitchen Confidential, is a no-holds-barred look behind the scenes of fine dining written in an almost gonzo style, featuring larger than life characters, most of whom are … More Read Secret Ingredients in Shoreline of Infinity 15