Dark Pages anthology now available

As many of you know, while I’m first and foremost a writer, I also run a small publishing company called Blade Red Press. We’ve been working hard to put together our first short story anthology of dark speculative fiction, called Dark Pages. I’m very...

Kate Forsyth & Belinda Murrell blog book tour

You may remember a little while ago that I hosted a day of Kate Forsyth’s blog book tour for The Puzzle Ring. Well, Kate is far from the only talented writer in the family. Her sister, Belinda Murrell, is also a talented and prolific writer in her own right....

Neil Gaiman and the $45,000 appearance fee

My friend Michael made me aware of this news over at Boing Boing. It’s since caused a fair stir, with opinions all over the interwebz. So I thought, what kind of writer or blogger am I if I don’t weigh in too? Basically there’s been outrage that Neil...

House Of Horror short story duel now up

You may remember a few days ago I blogged about suddenly having a deadline to write a 1,500 word story for a writer duel over at House Of Horror. The theme was “something written on a tombstone”. I put together my story, my opponent has written his and now...