My Mother & The Medium wins Short Story Competition

My short story, My Mother & The Medium, has won the Christmas ghost story competition in The News (local Portsmouth Newspaper). “It was the story which stopped editor Mark Waldron in his tracks and sent a tingle down his spine..” they said. The short story originally appeared as part of David E. Gates’ second anthology…

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…

Why do I write?

Several people have asked me why I write and where I get my ideas from. After answering this question on Stage 32, a resource for writers of all disciplines, I put down the following.   After reading the first couple of chapters of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, in school, I took the book…

The Wretched featured in Meon Valley News!

Great feature in monthly paper that covers The Meon Valley… Click here to buy The Wretched on Kindle. Click here to buy The Wretched on other platforms. A teenage boy explores the forbidden areas of his home town and gives life to a new evil that stalks him and his friends and family with vengeance in…