My dark story The Boulevardier appeared in the Meerkat Press anthology, Love Hurts, edited by Tricia Reeks. It is just up now live on PseudoPod podcast. I am really digging the super cool narration by Halloween Bloodfrost. It even comes with its own violence and yuckiness warning, yay! Listen (and read) here, at PseudoPod # […]
Coming soon, The final hypotheses of Professor G. [UPDATE: available now, click on the link.) Professor G has had walk on roles in some of my previous stories: My Life as a Lizard, The Boulevardier, and Mr Cranky. He discovers that even in the tiny universe of his own story, he is not the most […]
I have been plugging “At the Edge” recently, but I should give a mention to another anthology I am in, because it contains a story I was really very happy to see make its way out into the world, ‘The Boulevardier’. (The Boulevardier, he’s really quite a disgusting … man.) If you like dark stories, […]
I woke up on Wednesday morning to find three rejection emails waiting in my in box. Grumble grumble, oh well, do the editors all get together to co-ordinate this, grumble … Later that day, an acceptance from a magazine that had earlier asked me for some rewrites. Mood completely changed. And now, I’ve just had […]
“the gory horror of … David Stevens” Hey, that’s me!
The scariest day of the year is approaching fast. Will he…? Won’t she … ? Don’t they …? Should I …? is it legal to … ? I’d remove Valentine’s day from the calendar, except my powers don’t extend quite that far … yet. The gifts are tacky and / or market forced upon us, […]
Farewell Crossed Genres Magazine! This month sees its last issue, and I am sorry to see it go. I made my first professional sale to CG, of one of my personal favourite stories, ‘My Life as a Lizard’. (Left click on the link on the left to read it for free. You’ll feel better for doing […]
Billy Ocean knew the Truth, that Love Really Hurts … don’t worry about the “without you” bit, no qualifier is required. And to prove it, the speculative fiction anthology ‘Love Hurts‘ (left click on the title to be taken elsewhere) is now available for purchase and your reading pleasure. Marvel at the fools love makes […]
Love stories aren’t usually my thing, so I am thrilled to have a story – The Boulevardier – appearing in this forthcoming anthology, out on December 1st. Love the cover. Luvity luv luv luv.
I’m fluctuating somewhere between ‘well, I must be some sort of author if I’m on an author page‘ and ‘don’t be so needy, Stevens’. I am however looking forward to the book coming out, and to ‘The Boulevardier’ and his bad French seeing the light of day.