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Updates on the Million Eyes Series

My lovely newsletter readers will know that I've been using this crazy, weird year to make extra progress on Million Eyes II, the second installment of the Million Eyes trilogy. And it's worked, too. I'm much further ahead than I would've been had Covid-19 not forced a temporary halt to almost everything else in my… Continue reading Updates on the Million Eyes Series

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Cover and blurb reveal for “Million Eyes” and a new short story collection on its way

The front cover for Million Eyes is now live on Elsewhen Press's website! You can also read the newly written back cover blurb. Here's the cover. The new blurb is as follows: How do you fight an enemy who has a million eyes? What if we’re living in an alternate timeline? What if the car crash that… Continue reading Cover and blurb reveal for “Million Eyes” and a new short story collection on its way

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Book deal SIGNED! Elsewhen Press will publish “Million Eyes”

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”

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Hey 2019. The year Game of Thrones and Star Wars end. And…

... 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…

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New plans for “Million Eyes” and my stop-off at Heartbreakville

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

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“Rachel Can Still See” has been published in Phantaxis Issue 7

My new short story, Rachel Can Still See, has been published in Issue 7 of science fiction and fantasy magazine Phantaxis. Rachel Can Still See is the sixth of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be published, after Rachel Can See, Paul, The Charlie Chaplin Time Traveller, The Home Secretary is Safe and Who is Rudolph Fentz?  All these stories are set… Continue reading “Rachel Can Still See” has been published in Phantaxis Issue 7

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Did Rudolph Fentz time travel? My short story about the famous urban legend is now published in Storgy Magazine

Who is Rudolph Fentz? was the first of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be published, way back in 2015 in Issue 68 of Scribble Magazine (and it won 3rd prize in their quarterly comp too). Since that issue of Scribble is long out of print, I've been looking for a magazine to re-publish it. Now Storgy Magazine,… Continue reading Did Rudolph Fentz time travel? My short story about the famous urban legend is now published in Storgy Magazine

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My short story “The Home Secretary is safe” is now published in Phantaxis Issue 6

A new Million Eyes Short Story is now published and available to read in science fiction and fantasy magazine Phantaxis! The Home Secretary is safe is included in Issue 6, which has just been released. (I'm even named first on the cover - think it's just alphabetical but still - WHOOP!) In the story, Cody Evans is… Continue reading My short story “The Home Secretary is safe” is now published in Phantaxis Issue 6

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TWO “Million Eyes” short stories to be published by Phantaxis Magazine

What a month! After a very slow first half of the year in terms of publication news for the Million Eyes Short Stories, my story Eryl Mai's Dream just got shortlisted by Dark Tales, and Who is Rudolph Fentz? got accepted for re-publication by Storgy Magazine. Now, within 3 days of one another, I've had two further stories accepted for publication… Continue reading TWO “Million Eyes” short stories to be published by Phantaxis Magazine

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Top 5 cures for writer’s block + story updates

Last month I talked about the different ways I usually deal with writers’ block. Now comes the sequel article I promised, looking at some of the weirdest/funniest/most unique cures that other writers use. First things first. Some updates on Million Eyes and the Million Eyes Short Stories. Also, I’m working on something new... Million Eyes… Continue reading Top 5 cures for writer’s block + story updates

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“Million Eyes” short stories to be published in Dark Tales and Storgy

I'm super-pleased to announce that TWO of the Million Eyes Short Stories are slated for publication! The first is Who is Rudolph Fentz? This is based on a time travel urban legend that I've written about before. It was previously published in print in Issue 68 of Scribble Magazine, winning 3rd prize in its quarterly competition. Now Storgy Magazine… Continue reading “Million Eyes” short stories to be published in Dark Tales and Storgy

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How I deal with writer’s block + “Million Eyes” updates

Wikipedia calls writer’s block a “condition” and an “affliction” and the Wiki gods are absolutely right. Writer's block is an illness that only writers suffer from. To recover from an illness, you either need to ride it out or combat it with various treatments and remedies. It’s a perfectly curable illness, but some writers are… Continue reading How I deal with writer’s block + “Million Eyes” updates