Monthly Archives: October 2018

All Dark Places: out now

All Dark Places is out today! This horror anthology, published by Dragon Soul Press, features a short story I wrote entitled Once in a Lifetime, and other scary tales from fellow authors Hui Lang, Anna Sinjin and AM Cummins. Once … Continue reading

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Film Review – Bohemian Rhapsody

The critics have not been particularly kind to Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury biopic telling the rise, almost-fall and rise of legendary rock band Queen. In fairness, I do understand some of their points. However, what the critics have failed … Continue reading

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All Dark Places: AM Cummins interview

Last but not least in my recent series of interviews with fellow All Dark Places authors, it is my pleasure to introduce you to the unfeasibly talented AM Cummins. As well as writing, she also hunts ghosts. No, really. Give … Continue reading

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All Dark Places: Anna Sinjin interview

Herewith the second interview from my series featuring fellow authors contributing to the All Dark Places anthology. Welcome to the wonderful world of Anna Sinjin. She may look harmless, but her mind is responsible for some seriously twisted terrors. You … Continue reading

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All Dark Places: Hui Lang interview

Hui Lang is a dangerous, disturbed and bloody good writer. He also prefers to only be seen when manifested as a wolf (hence the picture below). Our short stories rub shoulders in the upcoming horror anthology All Dark Places and … Continue reading

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All Dark Places: The countdown begins

On the 30th of October, All Dark Places will be released by Dragon Soul Press. This horror anthology features a short story I wrote entitled Once in a Lifetime, as well as other spine-freezing gems from Hui Lang, Anna Sinjin, … Continue reading

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The Tangent Tree podcast: Halloween special

The second episode of weekly film podcast The Tangent Tree, featuring the excellent Samantha Stephen and yours truly, is now available at The Tangent Tree website. A spooky Halloween special, this episode discusses several classic horror films, what we find … Continue reading

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Halloween (2018)

A strong performance from Jamie Lee Curtis is the primary reason to watch the confusingly titled Halloween. Confusing, because this is in fact a direct sequel to the original 1978 John Carpenter horror classic, which then ignores every other increasingly … Continue reading

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Film Review – First Man

First Man isn’t so much a film about landing on the moon as a film about coming to terms with grief, set against the backdrop of the space race. It shares very little DNA with previous space race films, being … Continue reading

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White Rabbits and Snicker-Snack: Marcus Bines Interview

Marcus Bines is a fellow author who contributes to the Dragon Soul Press anthologies. His excellent short story Blessed be the Brine has been published as part of the Shadows of the Sea anthology. He has now contributed a second … Continue reading

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