Attention is scary. Being a writer* is embodying a strange paradox in that on one hand, you would like people to read your writing - that's why we submit it to anthologies and magazines. But on the other hand, knowing that people are actually reading your writing is a deeply unnerving experience. It feels like… Continue reading Even more reviews for Sing Your Sadness Deep
...the inimitable Des Lewis has real-time reviewed Sing Your Sadness Deep, which is always a joy. Des has a knack of unearthing previously unrealised themes and motifs, which - if you're a seat-of-your-pants writer like I am - is a process of discovery. He also finds fascinating links between works he is reading and reviewing… Continue reading Reviews coming in for Sing Your Sadness Deep…
Absolutely thrilled (and slightly terrified) to say that you can now pre-order my debut short story collection, "Sing Your Sadness Deep", published by Undertow Publications. It's available via Amazon, where it will be released on 6th August, and via Undertow Publications themselves, where it will be released towards the beginning of July. The table of… Continue reading Sing Your Sadness Deep is now available to pre-order!
Very excited to be a part of this upcoming anthology - "Wonderland" is a collection of short stories inspired by Lewis Carrol's 'Alice in Wonderland', and my short story "The Night Parade" has made the ToC. My take on the Wonderland mythos is set in Osaka, Japan, and finds a world of folkloric demons and… Continue reading Down the rabbit hole…
One thing everyone knows about Undertow Publications is that they make gorgeous books. From Priya Sharma's 'All The Fabulous Beasts' to Mike O'Driscoll's 'The Dream Operator', Simon Strantzas' 'Nothing is Everything' to Georgina Bruce's upcoming debut collection 'This House of Wounds', Undertow's books are never less than stunning, and immense care is taken to create… Continue reading “Sing Your Sadness Deep” cover reveal
Rounding off an incredibly exciting year for me is the news that my debut short story collection has been picked up by the wonderful Undertow Publications, and will be published in autumn 2019. It's titled "Sing Your Sadness Deep" and I hope you will enjoy it. An Undertow collection has been a dream of mine… Continue reading Sing Your Sadness Deep
Very excited to announce that my short story '人間' ('Ningen') is available to preorder as a standalone short for Kindle, published by the excellent Darker Worlds Publishing: "Tragedy has befallen the Russian submarine, Ussuri. Without explanation, the vessel has been lost to the depths of the ocean, all hands aboard presumed lost. A team of… Continue reading 人間