Fright Mob: A New Halloween Concept for 2013

Halloween is just around the corner, the countdown has begun, but how safe will you be this Halloween? Many readers will probably be aware of the dental dangers posed by all that trick or treat Halloween candy, while others are more concerned about the resulting repercussions if their candy bowls run dry before the final…


More Gods Than You Can Shake A Stick At

I found a useful online resource today. God Checker has articles about over 3, 000 gods, supreme beings, spirits, and demons. God Checker is an easy site to navigate, has a crisp, clean look, and the amount of advertising is minimal. It’s a nice site that should be useful to anyone who needs to do…


The Most Misspelled Word in the English Language

Like a lot of people, I often make spelling mistakes and the fact that I rely so much on the Microsoft Word spell check facility probably ensures that my spelling will always be a cause for concern. Sometimes though, especially when I am jotting down notes in a text file, I do not have a…


The Art of Steampunk

Every now and a again when I am looking at submission guidelines I come across the phrase ‘steampunk’ and have never been too sure what it is. Today I did a spot of Googling and now have a better understanding of what may or may not be classed as steampunk. While I was surfing I…


Writers Beware: Tony Giangregorio

It’s a big, bad world out there and there is always someone willing to screw you over if you allow them the chance. I just visited a blog where a warning has been posted about a guy named Tony Giangregorio. Apparently he’s got quite a reputation for taking other people’s work, giving it a nifty…


Christopher Lee’s Birthday Rock

Christopher Lee is 91 today and still working hard. He still makes an average of three films each year and has already begun to fill his diary for 2014, when he will play Saruman in The Hobbit: There and Back Again. This year he marks his birthday by releasing a heavy metal album: Charlemagne: The…


Gnomes with Attitude!

I love the new IKEA “gnomes” advert. It could almost be scary if it wasn’t so funny. If you haven’t seen it, now is your chance . . .


Available to Read Online at Every Day Fiction: Scott Is

My flash fiction story “Scott Is” is now online at Every Day Fiction and I am delighted by the amount of positive comments have been made about the story. If you want to check it out, here is a link


Black Treacle Magazine: A New Paying Market

Black Treacle is a new magazine edited by A. P. Matlock. The first issue came out earlier this month and can be read online at the Black Treacle website or can be downloaded, for free, in a choice of formats, including Kindle, e-pub, Kobo and Nook. Issue #1 contains five short stories. The first one…


Story Accepted for Publication

Every Day Fiction have just accepted my story “Scott is” and it will be probably be published sometime within the next couple of months.


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