Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Time Travel, Writing

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

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Writing

“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

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Writing, Writing Advice

How I plan a story + story updates

Greetings readers! Today I come bearing a handful of Million Eyes updates, and a bit of insight into how I plan and develop stories. Million Eyes  Work on the first novel in The Million Eyes Trilogy continues, and the end is nigh. I’m currently rewriting the very last chapter of the novel, and I’m in… Continue reading How I plan a story + story updates

Conspiracy Theories, Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Urban Legends, Writing

My short story “Paul” has now been published by Storgy Magazine

My short story Paul is now available to read! It was published today by online magazine Storgy. The story is based on a famous pop culture conspiracy theory. The image above (used by Storgy for the publication) is a rather obvious clue as to what that might be, but if you've not heard of it, read the… Continue reading My short story “Paul” has now been published by Storgy Magazine

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Writing

My short story “Paul” will be published by Storgy Magazine on 23rd November

Hello readers! Just thought I'd drop by and let you know that Storgy Magazine will be publishing my short story Paul on November 23rd ! Paul was originally shortlisted in the Aeon Award 2015 and very close to making the top six (so said the editor). It will be the fourth Million Eyes Short Story to be published, after Who… Continue reading My short story “Paul” will be published by Storgy Magazine on 23rd November

Conspiracy Theories, Interviews

My interview on Spaced Out Radio looks at Princess Diana’s crash, Flat Earth, time travel and if Paul McCartney’s really dead

My interview on Spaced Out Radio is now available for listening! It aired live at 9pm Pacific time, 12am Eastern time and 5am UK time. We ended up going for three whole hours, but seriously, they were the fastest three hours ever! Host Dave Scott was a lovely, friendly chap and we discussed a ton… Continue reading My interview on Spaced Out Radio looks at Princess Diana’s crash, Flat Earth, time travel and if Paul McCartney’s really dead

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Writing, Writing Advice

“Show, don’t tell” advice for writers + story updates

Good evening readers! Tonight I bring a round-up of Million Eyes updates and some advice on a literary rule that’s habitually banged on about by editors, agents and publishers: “show, don’t tell”. Million Eyes and Hodderscape No, no, it’s nothing exciting like a book deal from a publisher (I wish). However, it’s a mini endorsement… Continue reading “Show, don’t tell” advice for writers + story updates

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories

My short story “Rachel Can See” will be published in Metamorphose Issue 2

Evening all! I mentioned in a recent blog that I had an announcement to make very soon about the Million Eyes Short Stories. Well, here it is! Rachel Can See, a story I wrote at the end of 2014, is going to be published in the Fall 2016 volume of Metamorphose, a science fiction and fantasy magazine and… Continue reading My short story “Rachel Can See” will be published in Metamorphose Issue 2

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups, Time Travel, Urban Legends

Time travel in Times Square? The strange case of Rudolph Fentz

When people go missing, does anyone ever think that they might’ve fallen through time? Of course not, because time travel’s impossible... isn’t it? In 1950, a man in Victorian-era clothes was spotted in Times Square, New York City. Witnesses who saw him said he looked startled and disoriented, like he didn’t know where he was.… Continue reading Time travel in Times Square? The strange case of Rudolph Fentz

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Writing, Writing Advice

How to avoid head-hopping in 3rd person POV + story updates

Hello! This month I’ve got some story updates that are a little bit more exciting than last month’s, plus advice for fiction writers on tackling point of view when writing in the third-person narrative... Without further ado... Who is Rudolph Fentz? wins 3rd prize in the winter issue of Scribble This is my second most… Continue reading How to avoid head-hopping in 3rd person POV + story updates

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Writing

“Who is Rudolph Fentz?” wins 3rd prize in Scribble Magazine

I'm delighted to report that my short story Who is Rudolph Fentz? has won 3rd prize of the winter issue of Scribble magazine. This story was the first of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be published. Who is Rudolph Fentz? was one of 19 stories published in the winter issue. The way Scribble works is that the readers vote… Continue reading “Who is Rudolph Fentz?” wins 3rd prize in Scribble Magazine

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Writing

My short story “Who is Rudolph Fentz?” will be published in the winter edition of Scribble

December greetings to all! It's now confirmed that Who is Rudolph Fentz? – the first of the Million Eyes Short Stories  – will be published in the winter 2015 edition of award-winning short fiction magazine Scribble. Who is Rudolph Fentz? will be readers' first insight into the world of Million Eyes, my trilogy of novels about a colossal time travel conspiracy. This story is based… Continue reading My short story “Who is Rudolph Fentz?” will be published in the winter edition of Scribble