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

Exquisite Aberrations

I’ve been excited about this one for ages, but FunDead Publications has finally revealed the title and cover of its next anthology! Exquisite Aberrations, out in Spring, is a new anthology of gothic stories with the theme of traditional gothic settings featuring non-traditional characters. My own contribution, The Lunatic Song, is the longest piece I’ve … More Exquisite Aberrations

Read ‘There’s a Joab Oan’ in the Glasgow Review of Books

  You can now read my short story ‘There’s a Joab Oan‘ over on the Glasgow Review of Books website! Deek can see ghosts. Deek lives in a house haunted by its former occupier, Stan. Deek can’t be fucked doing the housework, or doing his job – helping Stan hunt other ghosts for cash – … More Read ‘There’s a Joab Oan’ in the Glasgow Review of Books