Second acceptance for the year, I think that I prefer 2021 to 2020 (wot? its not just me?). I now have an odd little something / something a little odd appearing in the January edition of Jersey Devil Press.
Very happy that my story “Build a better mousetrap” has been accepted by Hybrid Fiction magazine. I am looking forward to it seeing the light of day!
I guess ‘Zoltan – Hound of Dracula’ and ‘The Amazing Dobermans’ may have been on my mind when I entitled this story that has nothing to do with vampires or circus dogs or killer dogs, though there are dogs within it. It was published in Sci.Phi under the more sedate but possibly equally misleading title, […]
The liminality of those places of parting, those dingy back rooms and midnight industrial areas! Something travelled through, passing from gap to gap … . It is not a tiger. It is not just appetite and the transfer of energy from one creature to another. It is not an alien maw descending from the ceiling […]
1. His shame was exposed, the scar where a shell splinter had torn through his groin and ripped away his manhood. Albert no longer cared. He was counting the moments until he died. A deep sucking followed the crack of bone. The slurping of marrow, the fluid dripping from her jaws, the varied noise of […]
I am very pleased that my story, “Grooming my grandfather”, will be appearing in VASTARIEN: A Literary Journal. More details when they are available. (Insert smiley face here.) VASTARIEN: A source of critical study and creative response to the corpus of Thomas Ligotti as well as associated authors and ideas
My story KAIJU! is available on line now for your free perusal at Fleas on the Dog. More later … Published stories
I’ll be the one by himself not talking to anyone, with his nose in a book. How unusual. Speculative Fiction Festival 2019 Saturday 29 June, 10am-6pm Writing NSW, Callan Park Speculative fiction is the stuff of dreams and nightmares, encompassing science fiction, fantasy and horror in all its guises: near-future dystopia, far-flung space exploration and […]
The 50th anniversary of Apollo landing on the moon approaches, which is a great and wonderful thing, because it means a plethora of all things Luna, and hopefully there will be some gold among the dross. Coincidentally, I have just finished the final draft of my third story about the Apollo mission, and launched it […]
My story KAIJU! will be appearing in Fleas on the Dog, on July 1 2019. Three guesses what its about. WRONG! WRONG! Maybe …