Listen to ‘Ye Tak the Ghost Road’ on Ghostlore Part Two: Hauntings NOW

Today’s the day! Part Two of Ghostlore on the Alternative Stories Podcast is now available to listen to here. (And on many other streaming platforms too, including Apple, Spotify, Amazon, and all the big ones, whichever your preferred platform is.) The second half of Ghostlore, edited by the excellent author Lyndsey Croal, features stories involving … More Listen to ‘Ye Tak the Ghost Road’ on Ghostlore Part Two: Hauntings NOW

Faves of 2021

Another year nearly over and once again it is the time for LISTS! First, a quick bit of reflection: I had only one short story published this year, Great Nothing in Shoreline of Infinity 27 & 29, but it’s a story I’m really proud of and it’s in a magazine I love, so it’s a … More Faves of 2021

Read Great Nothing in Shoreline of Infinity 29

I’m over the moon to announce my short story Great Nothing is being republished in the next full print edition of Shoreline of Infinity – Issue 29, out tomorrow (09/12/21). How’s that for an early Christmas present to me!? Great Nothing takes place during the Cold War in the middle of the Antarctic, where contact … More Read Great Nothing in Shoreline of Infinity 29

Event Horizon 28/11/21 @Cymera Roxy Takeover

I’m really thrilled to be reading at Event Horizon for the mini Cymera Festival that’s happening at the end of the month (28th Nov). Cymera is Scotland’s festival of SFF and Horror writing and happens during the summer, but this year an extra, small-scale event is taking place at the Assembly Roxy in Edinburgh to … More Event Horizon 28/11/21 @Cymera Roxy Takeover

Autumn reading 2021

Aaaall the leeeaves aaare broooowwn – All-The-Leaves-Are-Brown! And the sky is indeed grey, or at least up in Scotland it is. And also constantly pishing it down. No better time to stay in and read if you can. Quick personal update: My short story Great Nothing – a Cold War sci-fi tale involving a trip … More Autumn reading 2021