Phew! Now that I've stopped to take a breath, I thought I'd pull together an overview of what was an absolutely fantastic blog tour and crazy first week for Million Eyes, my debut professionally published novel from Elsewhen Press. They say that publication day can be an anti-climax. I recently read an article that made… Continue reading Blog Tour Roundup: Million Eyes is "tense", "shocking", has a "deliciously dark vein of humour" and isn't just for sci-fi fans, according to reviews
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzgW-oOOCj0 The moment's arrived. After many years (almost *cough splutter* 12), Million Eyes is finally published. As part of Elsewhen Press's digital-first approach, the first book in the Million Eyes trilogy is now available to buy (RRP £2.99) in all ebook formats. Here's the link where you can buy it: http://bit.ly/Million-Eyes. The paperback will follow… Continue reading Million Eyes is out now in all ebook formats!
The Million Eyes corporation has a website... have you seen it? It's at http://millioneyes.co.uk/. 😉 Elsewhen have also created a Million Eyes series page: https://elsewhen.press/index.php/catalogue/series/million-eyes-series/ If you've been following my social media, you'll know that I'm going on tour. A blog tour, that is. Organised by Rachel's Random Resources, it basically means that Million Eyes is going to be… Continue reading “Million Eyes” website, “Million Eyes” series page, blog tour details, “Million Eyes: Extra Time” cover reveal
What a crazy, busy and exciting year 2019 is turning out to be. First things first. Release dates. I can officially announce that Million Eyes, the first book in the Million Eyes trilogy, will be released on January 10th 2020 as an ebook, and March 9th 2020 as a paperback. The accompanying short story collection has been given… Continue reading The latest on “Million Eyes” and accompanying collection “Million Eyes: Extra Time”
I'm pleased to announce—no, not pleased, ecstatic and weeing myself slightly—that I've just signed my first ever book deal. After years of talking about it, my time travel conspiracy thriller, Million Eyes, is finally on its way. The deal is with an independent publisher called Elsewhen Press, who specialise in speculative fiction and are building… Continue reading Book deal SIGNED! Elsewhen Press will publish “Million Eyes”
A new short story set in the Million Eyes universe has been published in the latest anthology from Dark Tales, a well-known horror and speculative fiction publisher. Dark Tales has been running monthly short story competitions and publishing them in periodic anthologies since 2003. The story is entitled Eryl Mai's Dream and was shortlisted in… Continue reading New story “Eryl Mai’s Dream” has been published in Dark Tales Volume 17
Have to get this off my chest. As a writer who’s been incorporating real events and people into my short stories and novels in recent years, I’m outraged. Outraged at Denise Fergus’s calls to ban and boycott the film Detainment — and all the media outlets supporting her. As we all know (because she’s in… Continue reading A rant about Denise Fergus and everyone supporting her over James Bulger film Detainment
... Million Eyes begins! Yes, yes, yes, I totally realise that I’m making it sound like my forthcoming conspiracy thriller novel Million Eyes is going to be the next BIG thing. I’m under no illusions how unlikely and pipe dreamy that is. I’m confident that a lot of people will enjoy Million Eyes given the subject… Continue reading Hey 2019. The year Game of Thrones and Star Wars end. And…
Well, 2018. I’m not sure how I feel about you anymore. It started off well. First seven months—great. Last five—not so much. Now I’m afraid I’m looking forward to seeing the back of you. After a long-ish hiatus, I’m back. Blog’s going to take a slightly different form from now on, but I’ll get to… Continue reading New plans for “Million Eyes” and my stop-off at Heartbreakville
In case you missed it on Facebook and Twitter, this is a quick post to say that I'm now a very proud Grindstone Literary shortlisted novelist. I entered the first 3,000 words of a new work-in-progress novel called Scuzzling — a conspiracy thriller with religious themes set in a fantasy world — into their international novel competition. It ended up… Continue reading I’m now a Grindstone Literary shortlisted novelist!
Hello readers! Just a quick note to say that my interview with The Ginger Collect is now available to read on their website. Have a read by clicking the image below. The Ginger Collect recently published my short story, The Quiet Invasion, in Issue 6 of their online magazine. This is the latest of the Million Eyes short… Continue reading Read my interview with The Ginger Collect
The Ginger Collect, publishers of "the weird, the new age and the strange", have published my short story, The Quiet Invasion, in their latest issue. The latest of the Million Eyes short stories, The Quiet Invasion is set in the world of Million Eyes, in which time travel is possible but being kept secret by the powers that be. The Quiet Invasion is not,… Continue reading New story “The Quiet Invasion” has been published in The Ginger Collect Issue 6