“He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake.” Is there more to these lyrics than any of us ever realised? There are people out there who believe that Santa Claus was invented by the Illuminati to distract us from the true meaning of Christmas and bolster corporations by getting us to spend… Continue reading The Santanic Conspiracy — Is St Nick an Illuminati ploy to make us buy, buy, buy?
Good day readers! As mentioned in my article last week (which was great therapy by the way — I've felt heaps better since then), I've been wanting to relaunch my website with a new design and name. So here it is! While I always liked the name "Behind The Curtain", it was more reflective of my… Continue reading Voila! A new look & feel for the website
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
Did you ever wonder if the deaths of Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy might be connected? The lead character in my short story The Babushka Lady is on the trail of the killer — but is everything as it seems? The Babushka Lady is the latest of the Million Eyes short stories to be released. It's a time… Continue reading Were JFK and Marilyn Monroe’s deaths linked? Find out in my story “The Babushka Lady”, now published in “The Chronos Chronicles”
I'm thrilled to announce that my short story The Emancipation of Google has just been published today in Theme of Absence, an online magazine of speculative flash fiction and short stories. Click the image above to read it or go here. At nearly 1,300 words, it's a short read. It's about an unusual encounter between a… Continue reading Read “The Emancipation of Google” + an interview with me in Theme of Absence
The Million Eyes short stories are standalone short stories set in the same universe as the Million Eyes Trilogy. Here is a list of all the stories that have been published so far, with little blurbs and links to where you can read them. Rachel Can See Rachel Evans is having memories of things that didn't happen.… Continue reading All the places you can read the “Million Eyes” short stories
My short story, Operation Loch Ness, has been published by online short story magazine Idle Ink and is available to read for free here. This is the latest of the Million Eyes short stories to be published, following Rachel Can See, Rachel Can Still See, The Charlie Chaplin Time Traveller, The Home Secretary is safe,… Continue reading My story “Operation Loch Ness” has been published by Idle Ink
On 4th March 2018, former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in Salisbury, England, with a Novichok nerve agent. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russia of the attempted murder, but could her own government be responsible? Over the last few years, tensions have been rising between Russia and… Continue reading A home-grown conspiracy? The Salisbury attack on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal
If you're after a quick read — and when I say quick, I mean it'll take you approximately 15 seconds — then I've just had a new flash fiction story published on ChristopherFielden.com. This story, There's Something About Anne, could also be classed as microfiction. It comes in at 81 words and is part of Christopher Fielden's 81Words… Continue reading New flash fiction story “There’s Something About Anne” published and free to read