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APPORTS is published in Nightmare magazine

My short story APPORTS, which was originally published in Black Static and was later reprinted in Best Horror of the Year 6, is now available to read online in Nightmare magazine, edited by John Joseph Adams. The entire issue (66 … Continue reading

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COCKATRICE

I also wanted to let you know about something else I’ve been working on for a while. I’ve just finished writing a novella (working title COCKATRICE) which has now been sent off to the publisher. It involves a young boy, … Continue reading

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A Return from Exile

It’s a new year, which means I’m here to update on how things have been going these past few days (what do you mean, it’s been longer than a few days – that can’t be right!) Firstly I am thrilled … Continue reading

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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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