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

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