Weekend Writing Prompt #12

Writing Prompt Wednesday has morphed into the all new Weekend Writing Prompt, mainly because I keep forgetting to post these mind-week, so I figure I’ll do it the weekend, and then I forgot that too and plan to make amends the following Wednesday. And when that doesn’t happen….yup, you guessed right, it never gets done.…

Michael Willetts – author interview

It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Michael Willetts, author of Lake Fear, to bring his new novel, Capture Kill, to life. This post is equal parts promotion and interview. I’m very keen to see Capture Kill become a success. To grab your attention, here’s the book description: Ray Cleary, ex-Special Forces, is…

Writing Prompt Friday #11

Do zombies poo? Given the amount of stuff zombies cram into their mouths, it’s got to go somewhere, right? Given the amount of stuff zombies cram into their mouths, it’s got to go somewhere, right? If we’re talking actual dead zombies, not the alive but freakishly pissed off 28 Days Later style, then the internal…

Writing Prompt Wednesday #10

It’s been hot and sticky in the UK of late. And at night the dark, humidity and silence form an eerie alliance where their only purpose seems to be either preventing me from sleeping or disrupting sleep soon after it has arrived. That atmosphere feels as infinite as the universe – from the moment the…

The Dreamers of Dreams

I’ve said before that I’m not a fan of anyone sharing random memes because they’re often thrust online with little thought as to why they want to share that message, other than jumping on a social media junkie trend train to show how clued up/smart/linked in/connected/down with the shizzle they are. Choo fucking choo. Today…

Smoking & Writing

I quit smoking in April. It turns out that also meant quitting writing for a time. I bet you’ve heard someone talk about how they can get addicted to pretty much anything instantly? “I shouldn’t have a single drag on your cigarette or I’ll be on a hundred a day in 20 seconds. Fnah, fnah,…

The Noble Artist Interview

The photo above, dear blog reader, is of Jamie Noble Frier, the legend who crafted the new cover for The Range. Every so often I see a certain style captured in a photo and think: “Wish I could pull off a cool look like that.” But no. I make do with a picture of me…