The Wretched wins SILVER in Cover Contest

The new horror novel, The Wretched from David E. Gates, the author of original horror stories: The Roots of Evil and The Ghost of Clothes, has won SILVER in the Authors DB 2017 Cover Contest. Set in and around Portsmouth, UK, The Wretched tells a creepy and horrifying story of a malevolent and evil force rising up to affect…

Access Denied nominated for 2017 Readers Choice Awards

I’m so excited because my book was just nominated for the 2017 Readers Choice Awards! Please vote for it at www.tckpublishing.com/readers-choice-voting. It’s on page 6 – click on the book title to vote! The title that gets the most votes wins so please take just a moment to vote for it. When you’ve nothing left to…

Another poem selected for The Poetry Festival!

Another of my poems, called “Outrunning The Rain” has been selected for The Poetry Festival. The organisers said “Terrific poem. We just promoted your poem on our social networks and will make sure it’s read right away by 100s of people.” Outrunning The Rain is a very personal acknowledgement of the feelings I have felt when…

The Roots of Evil wins BEST Horror Logline!

The Roots of Evil, the first horror novel from award-winning author David E. Gates, has won the Festival of Horror Best HORROR Novel Logline for 2016! Logline: Eric Barber works his way through the conditions of his father’s will, to secure a future fortune. But, in a remote village, the sins of lust, greed and envy of…