NaNoWriMo, science fiction, writing

Camp NaNoWriMo (again)

It’s that time of year... again. After writing a novella in April, I’ve decided to write an epic space opera this month. If you’ve read Return to Hades and Other Adventures, you may be aware of the space mutant, Ebony, from the title story of the collection. The plan is to write a whole novel… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo (again)

fantasy, fiction, horror, writing

Half Way Through 2020

I can’t believe we are at the half way point of the year already. Soon will be the Summer Solstice, and after that the days will be growing shorter once more and winter will be on its way. I couldn’t have predicted the things that have happened in the last six months, but it isn’t… Continue reading Half Way Through 2020

fiction, horror, writing


To celebrate the launch of my horror novel yesterday, I thought I’d share the first line (or several) of 7 Days in Hell for #FirstlineFriday. Enjoy! Rain obscured the front windscreen as Irene nosed her battered red Renault Clio down the narrow country lane. She hunched her slender body over the steering wheel. Even with… Continue reading #FirstLineFriday

blogaversary, book review, writing

May in Review

What a month! I didn’t think it was possible, but my second blogaversary was even better than my first. Thank you to everyone who took part, and of course, congratulations to the giveaway winners. Book Reviews: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires The Girl Who Found The SunThe Fabric of Tombstones Auxiliary: London… Continue reading May in Review

blogaversary, fiction, horror, short story, writing

The Woods Today by Iseult Murphy

I had hoped to submit to Blood Bound Books anthology, Burnt Fur, but like many things, I didn’t make it. Joseph Sale encouraged me to write a story on the anthology theme anyway (he has a great story about ducks in the book). Therefore, I present to you my story for this week - The… Continue reading The Woods Today by Iseult Murphy