New Release: Love Me, Love Me Not

“To my dearest Tommy,Every night I dream of you,And pray you know my love is true,Because it’s hard to be apart,I’ll gift to you my love-struck heart.Be my Valentine.” from ‘Love-STruck’ by Pauline yates Love Me, Love Me Not – a Black Hare Press anthology – a collection of dark drabbles from various authors featuringContinue reading “New Release: Love Me, Love Me Not”

New Anthology Release: Year Four – Dark Moments & Patreon

The start of my writing year kicks off with the release of Year Four: Dark Moments and Patreon published by Black Hare Press. This anthology is a fantastic compilation of all the Dark Moments and Patreon stories published online throughout 2022. It has over 200 stories from a long list of fabulous authors, and includesContinue reading “New Anthology Release: Year Four – Dark Moments & Patreon”

2022 Eligibility Post and Publication Round-up.

It’s that time of the year when authors put together their eligibility posts to highlight work they published throughout the year. These posts are important because the horror/science fiction/fantasy award season is just around the corner, and posting links to publications helps readers find the stories they loved, and the stories they missed. Below isContinue reading “2022 Eligibility Post and Publication Round-up.”

August Reflections

August was a busy month for reading and writing. I kicked it off with the release of The Killing Pen, a short horror story featured in  ‘That Is TOO Wrong: An anthology of Offbeat Horror: Vol 11’, edited by Jan-Andrew Henderson, Black Hart Publishing. This is the second instalment of Jan’s horror anthology trilogy. TheContinue reading “August Reflections”

New Stories/New Anthologies

I have new stories to share this month, plus some exciting new anthologies to announce. Stories first: My love affair with drabbles continues with my latest acceptance in Black Hare Press’s Dark Moments Monthly challenge. The theme for June was Killer Flamingos and we were challenged to write exactly 100 words featuring the theme. CreatingContinue reading “New Stories/New Anthologies”

Launch Day! Eldritch & Ether

Eldritch & Ether (Poetry Book 1) by Black Hare Press is a collection of beautiful horror and speculative fiction featuring a stellar lineup of authors, and includes three poems from me. BUY IT HERE Featured Authors: Ed AhernOlivia ArietiKaren BaylyE. Mery BlakeH.M. BowlesMaggie D. BraceSimon ClarkeVonnie Winslow CristDawn DeBraalD.J. EltonXimena EscobarClint FosterRobyn FraserGabby GilliamJohn GreyDeeContinue reading “Launch Day! Eldritch & Ether”

New Anthology Release: Punk -Cyber / Bio / Diesel / Steam Punk

The latest anthology from Black Hare Press has been released today and if you like steampunk, cyberpunk, biopunk, dieselpunk, then this book is for you. It contains 57 mind-bending tales of terror from 27 authors, including four stories from me. Purchase details are here: Punk: Cyber/Bio/Diesel/Steam Punk Tiny Tales (Tiny Tales of Terror Book 1)

Twice the Pleasure

My love affair with drabbles continues with my latest acceptance to Black Hare Press Dark Moments Monthly challenge. The theme for February was Lovers and the story had to be exactly 100 words (not including the title). I love creating titles and they can be used to squeeze in some extra words to expand theContinue reading “Twice the Pleasure”

Out with the old goals, in with the new.

December is the time to set writing goals for the new year, but I thought it would be fun to see if I achieved my goals from last year, because I always forget them by the end of January. My initial goal for 2021 was to finish a short story I was working on forContinue reading “Out with the old goals, in with the new.”