Author Archives: njradmin

A last-minute 2016 update

OK, so I’ve been very bad at blogging here lately, and I’ve been busy doing a great many things, not least of which is just getting on with all the things in life that prevent one from doing things like … Continue reading

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The Forgotten and the Fantastical 2: a (totally unbiased) review

Mother’s Milk Books recently published another story of mine in the second of what looks like being an annual series of fairy tale anthologies. Normally I don’t review anything I’m in, or anything by people I know, but as MMB … Continue reading

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The Forgotten and the Fantastical, vol. 2

At last, an update! 😀 My short story ‘Icarus’ will be in print soon (21st March) in the second volume of The Forgotten and the Fantastical from Mother’s Milk Books. You can pre-order direct from the publisher at a modest discount. TFATF vol.1 … Continue reading

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The Forgotten and the Fantastical

Thank you to Mother’s Milk Books for publishing two of my short stories in The Forgotten and the Fantastical, a collection of fairy tales aimed at adults. Included are eleven stories from nine writers, all treating the idea of ‘fairy tale’ differently. … Continue reading

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2015: Level Up!

Do you make New Year Resolutions? Do you stick to them? Me neither. We’re just over 9% of the way through 2015 already, and I’ve no idea how it happened… so maybe it’s time for a stocktake. Things to do … Continue reading

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Nothing’s Oblong: first review

My literary mystery novel Nothing’s Oblong just got its first reader review over at Amazon today – four stars for which I am very happy. I reckoned a first review merited a bit of promo… 😉 You can read the … Continue reading

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Theseus online

Thanks to the folks at The Bohemyth, you can now read my short story Theseus Enters the Labyrinth online. Theseus… is one of a gathering set of short fictional pieces rooted in classical Greek myths – Theseus and the Minotaur … Continue reading

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Fictions of Every Kind – a reading

Here’s a photo from a reading I did the other day at Fictions of Every Kind, an open mic and invited speaker event at Wharf Chambers in Leeds, UK.  They run every three months, and are themed – this last … Continue reading

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Blog Tour

I have been invited by the most excellent poet, performer, and facilitator Becky Cherriman to continue this writers’ Blog Tour. Becky’s own entry in the series can be found here. The idea is simple: each week a writer answers four questions … Continue reading

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A poem for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day when you’re single is walking barefoot over shingle – best stay in bed and read novels instead, with a big mug of tea and some Pringles.

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