End Request – New Short Story available.

In anticipation of the release of my anthology of short-stories, poems, reviews and other writings, Outrunning the Rain, my short-story, End Request, is now available at all good online bookstores, including Smashwords and Amazon. Wracked with depression, a woman decides to enlist help with ending it all from an unlikely source.

Fixing the Faker – New Short Story released.

Footballers Faking Injury… It’s Torture… A World Cup Short Story. Fed up with the pathetic fakery of people rolling around on the ground as if they’ve been shot, when fouled during a football match, one fan takes matters into his own hands to show one footballer what real pain is. Available to download as an…

A Flash in the Pan! New FLASH FICTION

I recently tried my hand at Flash Fiction. The requirement was to write a short story, under 150 words, that featured the word “Slice”. I’ll be including it in my upcoming anthology, Outrunning the Rain, along with other short-stories, flash-fiction and poetry. Hope you like it.   A Flash In The Pan by David E.…

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…