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Someone wants the British monarchy dead. Find out who in Million Eyes, out now as a paperback

My time travel conspiracy thriller, Million Eyes, has finally been released today by Elsewhen Press as a paperback. Reviewers have called it "shocking", "tense" and "addictive", with "relatable and believable characters" and a "deliciously dark vein of humour". The first book in the Million Eyes trilogy was released as an ebook on January 10th. It's… Continue reading Someone wants the British monarchy dead. Find out who in Million Eyes, out now as a paperback

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“Provocative, conspiracy-laden, entertaining, and delightfully crafted” – reviews of Million Eyes: Extra Time are in

I've been getting some super-positive press for Million Eyes: Extra Time, the free-to-download short story collection that introduces you to the world (and antagonists) of my upcoming novel, Million Eyes, out on January 10th. Jill-Elizabeth awarded the book 5 stars, which she says is a rarity for her. She writes on her blog, All Things… Continue reading “Provocative, conspiracy-laden, entertaining, and delightfully crafted” – reviews of Million Eyes: Extra Time are in

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“Million Eyes” website, “Million Eyes” series page, blog tour details, “Million Eyes: Extra Time” cover reveal

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

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New story “Eryl Mai’s Dream” has been published in Dark Tales Volume 17

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

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Voila! A new look & feel for the website

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

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New story “The Quiet Invasion” has been published in The Ginger Collect Issue 6

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

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“Million Eyes” updates and the soul-destroying search for a literary agent

I wonder if I write about time travel because of a deep-seated longing to skip the utterly soul-destroying process of trying to pummel into the publishing industry and travel to a point in the future when I’m already there. Dunno. Maybe. It. Will. Happen. That’s what I have to keep telling myself. It’s what all… Continue reading “Million Eyes” updates and the soul-destroying search for a literary agent

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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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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

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My story “The Babushka Lady” will be published in time travel anthology “The Chronos Chronicles” later in 2017!

I'm super-pleased to announce that my short story, The Babushka Lady, will be published later this year! It's been selected to appear in a time travel-themed anthology called The Chronos Chronicles, due for print and electronic publication by Indie Authors Press in spring/summer 2017. The Babushka Lady is the latest of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be accepted… Continue reading My story “The Babushka Lady” will be published in time travel anthology “The Chronos Chronicles” later in 2017!

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Commercial fiction vs literary fiction + story updates

Good evening Earth. This week I’m talking about a popular conspiracy theory that President-elect Trump was assassinated by a coalition of Western governments before he could destroy Mexico’s economy, give guns to toddlers, and nuke the Middle East. Wait—what? There’s no such conspiracy theory, you say? President-elect Trump hasn’t been assassinated? Ah, okay. Sorry, must’ve… Continue reading Commercial fiction vs literary fiction + story updates

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“The Charlie Chaplin Time Traveller” now available to read in Tigershark Magazine

My short story, The Charlie Chaplin Time Traveller, has now been published in Tigershark Magazine, Issue 11! You can download the PDF of the issue for free right here! Just click the link below. (The story starts on page 18.) Tigershark Magazine Issue 11 The Charlie Chaplin Time Traveller is the second of the Million Eyes Short Stories… Continue reading “The Charlie Chaplin Time Traveller” now available to read in Tigershark Magazine