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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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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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What’s Gawain on here..?

A quick hint on what I’m working on right now… Forþi an aunter in erde I attle to schawe, Þat a selly in siȝt summe memn hit holden, And an outtrage awenture of Arthurez wonderez, If ȝe wyl lysten þis … Continue reading

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