book review, nonfiction, writing

Writers on Writing Volume 1

From Crystal Lake publishing, edited by Joe Mynhardt, nine great genre writers share their insights into the craft. Each writer tackles a different topic such as perseverance, finding time to write, imposter syndrome and discovering your story’s emotional centre. With Brian Hodge, Monique Shyman, Kevin Luca, Mercedes M Yardley, Jasper Bark, Jack Ketchum, Dave-Brendon de… Continue reading Writers on Writing Volume 1

horror, writing

Available for pre-order: 7 Weeks in Hell, 7th Hell #2

Are you ready to return to Ireland, where the dead walk the streets and your soul is at risk? It's time to go to Hell, or to Galway. Whichever one is nearer. Still traumatised by the events of Halloween in the tiny village of Basard, Vicky Murtagh has moved to the Irish city of Galway… Continue reading Available for pre-order: 7 Weeks in Hell, 7th Hell #2

submissions, writing

Wake me when September ends

I can’t believe it’s September already. Ray Daley, a wonderful speculative fiction writer, is running his submission challenge again this month. The goal is to submit a story every day for a month. Ray is really super, and has compiled a list of over 30 markets, so all you have to do is submit your… Continue reading Wake me when September ends

fiction, horror, short story, writing

They’re Coming To Get You by Iseult Murphy

Nina saw the overturned boat first, caught up in the weeds near the side of the lake, and then the dozen dead bodies sprawled naked on the shore. Dad had brought her to the park to feed the ducks, but he’d forgotten the bread, and now he sat on the bench glued to his phone.… Continue reading They’re Coming To Get You by Iseult Murphy

NaNoWriMo, science fiction, writing

Update #2

Anyone else experience missing time last week? I’m not completely sure, but I strongly suspect that I was abducted by aliens. I don’t seem to have written anything of Ebony Flambeau from Wednesday 8th to Sunday 12th. Alien abduction seems to be the only explanation. It’s the one I’m going with anyway. Soooo... I wrote… Continue reading Update #2