Shortlisted for the Fresher Writing Prize!

My short story, The Need, has been shortlisted for the Fresher Writing Prize 2020 competition!

It’s as yet unpublished, but you can read some of my other short stories in my anthologies, First Words and Unzipped: Inside the Mind of a Madman which are available at all good online bookstores, including Smashwords. And Amazon.

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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 of short-stories, poetry and articles in Unzipped: The Mind of a Madman which is available from Smashwords and Amazon and all good online bookstores.

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Ghost and Horror stories half-price for Halloween.

Halloween Special!

Ghost and Horror stories by David E. Gates half-price for Halloween.

One day only!

Use code EB57A at Smashwords to get 50% off The Roots of Evil, The Wretched, The Ghost of Clothes, The Christmas Carol, End Request and A Planned Demise.

Second story selected for Podoween Series!

Second story selected for Drunk In A Graveyard‘s Podoween Series!

Drunk In A Graveyard decided to deliver a little pumpkin shaped audio gift to their listeners every day in the form of a narrated story.

Day 24’s story, “The Blood“, was submitted by David E. Gates who, apparently, you should follow on twitter for all your horror fiction needs year round.

You can access the podcast here via YouTube or listen to the audio here.

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“You’re Next” Short Story selected for Podoween Series!

The very kind people at Drunk In A Graveyard decided to deliver a little pumpkin shaped audio gift to their listeners every day in the form of a narrated story.

Day 22’s story, “You’re Next”, was submitted by David E. Gates who, apparently, you should follow on twitter for all your horror fiction needs year round.

You can access the podcast here via YouTube or listen to the audio here.

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Vote for my book cover (Please!)

My book, Unzipped: The Mind of a Madman, has been entered in the 2019 Authors DB Cover Contest.

I’d really appreciate it if you could take two seconds to vote for the cover. You can vote by clicking here and selecting Submit your Vote/Review. Many thanks.

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50% off The Ghost of Clothes!

For a very limited time, you can get the brilliant short story, The Ghost of Clothes by David E. Gates for half-price!

Head over to Smashwords and enter code PU58V to get your exclusive discount.

Available in all eBook formats.

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It’s WORLD BOOK DAY!

Today is World Book Day and what better way to celebrate than buying one of my books.

I have something for everyone…

True life memoir, emotional and heartbreaking, in the form of Access Denied.

Horror – The Roots of Evil and The Wretched – Set in Portsmouth, plus a number of short stories: The Ghost of Clothes, The Christmas Carol, A Planned Demise, Fixing the Faker, End Request.

Travelogues – Omonolidee, Two Sides of Vegas and Morgado, Portugal, 2018.

And my short-story, poetry and other writing collections: First Words and Unzipped: The Mind of a Madman.

All are available here and at all other good online bookstores.

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Unzipped: The Mind of a Madman – B&W Edition available now.

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Dare you look inside?

A collection of short-stories, poems, reviews and other writings from the author of Access Denied, The Roots of Evil, The Wretched and First Words.

Black and White Paperback (£9.99) and Kindle (£4.99) versions available from Amazon now.