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Epiphanies From Oxrun Station

  Growing up, as I did, in a mining village in northern England, bookshops were a little hard to come by. Our nearest WH Smith’s was in Worksop, a half-hour bus-journey away which we took every week. I was always … Continue reading

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In honour of CHARLES L GRANT

Neil Snowdon begins a week-long tribute to Charles L Grant, who died ten years ago on Thursday. Featuring contributions from many writers who admire the great man’s work, you can find the central site here, with links to the daily entries as … Continue reading

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Best Horror of the Year 8

One other thing I neglected to mention, due to my year away, was that my story from the 11th Black Book of Horror, Lord of the Sand, was selected by Ellen Datlow for the latest Best Horror of the Year. This … Continue reading

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Something Remains

I’m highly delighted to be able to report that my story, Fear of the Music, will appear in Something Remains, the Joel Lane tribute anthology that is due to be published at Fantasycon in September. Most of the contributors utilised … Continue reading

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The 11th Black Book of Horror

You may recall several years ago that I reported Charles Black had accepted my story Lord of the Sand for publication in his latest horror anthology. This marks my third appearance in the series. It was published at the end … Continue reading

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A Year of Exile

I’ve been away for over a year but it’s finally time to return! I’ve had very little opportunity to update this site for the past 12 months but I am now hoping to keep up to a steady schedule. I’m sure you missed … Continue reading

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Should writers set goals?

When I started out writing and submiting fiction back in 2006 there were specific things I wanted to achieve. I was familiar with the independent presses. I frequented the TTA Press message board, Shocklines, the Ramsey Campbell Message Board. However Facebook … Continue reading

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BANDERSNATCH

My new short story, BANDERSNATCH, has been accepted by Andy Cox for publication in BLACK STATIC magazine. This one is a particularly dark tale, possibly almost sick, but one that I hope will disturb the reader in more way than one. This … Continue reading

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PEEL BACK THE SKY digital version

I have recently signed a contract for a US publisher to put out my debut collection, PEEL BACK THE SKY, in a digital format – ie, Kindle version (and others). Hopefully this will bring the book to a much wider … Continue reading

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Back from the dead…

  At long last I have returned. Apologies for the radio silence, which I notice was well over a year. Just thought I’d pop back with a quick catch-up.   The last year has been a very difficult one from … Continue reading

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