Read The Lunatic Song in Exquisite Aberrations

The day is finally here! At long last, Exquisite Aberrations has been unleashed upon the public. A collection of long-form short stories (published by FunDead Publications) that turn traditional Gothic horror tropes upside down by shifting the POV onto LGBTQ people, people of colour, and others often side-lined or othered in the history of the … More Read The Lunatic Song in Exquisite Aberrations

Read The Brothers Oe in The Society of Misfit Stories

The Society of Misfit Stories Vol 1 Issue 3, featuring my story The Brothers Oe, is out now! Sumo wrestler Yogi is due to face off against his brother Matsushima in the grand final of the Honbasho in the great dragon city of Edo. That is until Matsushima is found dead in his bathtub, having … More Read The Brothers Oe in The Society of Misfit Stories

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

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

And the winner is…

Last week I launched a competition to give away four paperback copies of the latest Hardboiled anthology by Dead Guns Press, which happens to open with my short story Sherry Sherry. And… We have our winners! Congratulations to Richard, Ross, Fran, and Jamie, your copies of Hardboiled will be winging their way to you next … More And the winner is…

Indie April

It hath been declared that April shalt be the month to celebrate indie publishers, and in that spirit, here are a few words on some of my favourite Scotland-based indies, all doing incredible, interesting stuff right now. Gutter Magazine – Going it alone after the collapse of its former publisher, Gutter has never been stronger … More Indie April