I’m delighted to be heading to Inverness for Ness Book Fest next month to do a reading! I’ll be reading some flash fiction at the beginning of Mandy Haggith’s nature poetry event at the Inverness Museum & Art Gallery on Thursday 3rd October at 3pm. Mandy Haggith is an excellent poet and author. Her … More Ness Book Fest
Hello all! In a bid to boost my self-published stories (and ego) I’m reaching out to try and get anyone who has read one of my books to leave a rating or short review on Amazon. It doesn’t have to be a thesis, just a few short words to let others know what you thought. … More Fishing for Reviews
A copy of the new issue of Grasslimb Journal dropped through my door today, and you can now have one too! My short story, Green Fire, appears on then back page of the current issue, Vol. 15 No. 2, along with other great stories, poems and cartoons. Click here to read it.
Hallowe’en is upon us, and to celebrate I’m offering you all a treat. The Kindle edition of Beaten to a Pulp! is free for the day. There’ll also be another special announcement so stay tuned! Get Beaten to a Pulp! free here.
You can check out my latest piece of flash fiction, Unofficial Tapes #1, over on the excellent FTP Magazine website. It’s y attempt at being both political/funny, who knows if either works, but if you wanna find out you can read it here: http://www.ftpmagazine.com/2016/10/26/unofficial-tapes-1-callum-mcsorley/ FTP is a new Glasgow-based arts magazine. The initials stand for Fuck The … More Read ‘Unofficial Tapes #1’ on FTP Magazine
Really excited to announce my debut collection of short stories Beaten to a Pulp! is now available in paperback. You can order a copy from Amazon or CreateSpace for £4.50. Buy here Beaten to a Pulp! A manuscript discovered on a broken hard drive reveals a tale of secret societies, drugs and murder in Victorian … More Beaten to a Pulp! now available in print
A piece of flash fiction I wrote, Medium, has been accepted for The Great British Write Off 2016. Published yearly by Forward Poetry, The Great British Write Off is an open contest for writers working in the UK and will features hundreds of poems and short stories. The book, this year called Whispering Words, will be … More The Great British Write Off 2016
I’m really excited to have one of my short stories, Unofficial Tapes #1, included in the launch of new Scottish web and print mag, FTP. According to editor and founder Mina Green: “FTP stands for Fuck The Patriarchy – the idea is to promote equal rights and opportunities for all people through the creative arts, … More FTP Magazine
It’s been a while since my last post as I’ve been sorting out stuff for the print edition of Beaten to a Pulp! (exciting times) among other things, including getting down to writing some new stories. Today’s author is best-selling Japanese crime writer Natsuo Kirino. Kirino’s first major work, Out (the first of only four … More Pulp! Influences: Natsuo Kirino
You can now read an excerpt of Beaten to a Pulp! on Goodreads. It is taken from the collections lead story, MS Found on a Recovered Hard Drive, where a discovered manuscripts tells a tale of secret societies, drugs and murder in Vicrorian Glasgow. Read the excerpt here. And if you enjoy it you can … More Preview Beaten to a Pulp! on Goodreads