Yesterday I downloaded a short story from one of the other authors involved in the Kindle All-Stars project - Frank by Tony Healey. I really enjoyed it. It is very much an action adventure story, and it is firmly plot-driven, but it doesn't sacrifice character for plot. The protagonist - craggy anti-hero Frank - certainly… Continue reading Frank by Tony Healey
See life (or rather death) through the eyes of a zombie - only in the macabre triptych Totentanz!US: http://amzn.to/tentanzUK: http://amzn.to/tentanzukDiscover how the shambling hordes of the undead really feel! Experience for yourself their lust for blood! Feel for yourself their vicious hunger for human flesh! All from the safety of your Kindle!
My horror short story collection is now available on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.It's called Totentanz: A Macabre Triptych and I gave it that title because a) "Totentanz" is German for "dance of death" (what I knew as the French "Danse Macabre"), ii) it contains three short stories, and 3) I'm a pretentious git.The first story is… Continue reading Totentanz
Without really setting out to, I've started recycling in my writing.I'm not talking about simple copy-and-paste replication of sentences or paragraphs, though; that would be lazy and creatively bankrupt. No; I'm talking about responsible recycling. At its most basic level it is simply incorporating names, places or entities into multiple pieces of writing. Things like… Continue reading Literary recycling
This is not a synchrotronI've just written a short story for a competition being run by Diamond Light Source, the UK's national synchrotron facility.What? What's a synchrotron?Come on, everyone knows what a synchrotron is.Anyway. They're running a competition called Light Reading, which is calling for stories of up to 3,000 words (or flash fiction) that… Continue reading Diamond Lights