My name didn't make the cover but it's what's inside that counts 😉 Hi lovely readers. Yes, I know I've been conspicuously absent lately. Unfortunately writing's had to take a back seat thanks to the builder renovating my new house deciding to bugger off mid-project. (That can be a story for another day!) Today, however,… Continue reading “What Happened to 70?” published in Best of British Science Fiction 2020 anthology from NewCon Press
I had planned today to share a few quick updates on where I am with the Million Eyes series, not expecting my publisher, Elsewhen Press, to email me this morning with their release schedule for Million Eyes II: The Unraveller! So I can now officially reveal that the book will be published in July as… Continue reading Million Eyes II: The Unraveller to be released in July!
A new Million Eyes short story has been published in the Rushmoor Writers 70th anniversary anthology The Thing About Seventy, available now from Amazon as a paperback and an ebook. The story is called What Happened To 70? and is a Doctor Who-esque tale set in 1984, about two women. One gets invited by a… Continue reading New Million Eyes short story published in anthology “The Thing About Seventy”
My lovely newsletter readers will know that I've been using this crazy, weird year to make extra progress on Million Eyes II, the second installment of the Million Eyes trilogy. And it's worked, too. I'm much further ahead than I would've been had Covid-19 not forced a temporary halt to almost everything else in my… Continue reading Updates on the Million Eyes Series
Over the past few months, Million Eyes has received some fabulous reviews from lots of great blogs and publications. My favourite so far has to be the review that appears in Issue 9 of monthly sci-fi and fantasy magazine Parallel Worlds, released this month. Reviewer Ben Potts gives a really detailed breakdown of what the… Continue reading Parallel Worlds calls Million Eyes “a disorienting but enthralling experience” and an “excellent read”
I hope everyone is keeping well! I've just uploaded to my YouTube channel my talk & reading from the Waterstones book launch of Million Eyes, book one of the Million Eyes trilogy, which took place on Friday 13th March. Here it is! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDoJS7-xfIo In the video, I thank the people that have helped make Million… Continue reading Waterstones book launch talk, Eastercon virtual launch and new review from Nothing in the Rulebook
Are you writing a time travel novel? What's your mode of time travel and what are your rules? A couple of weeks ago, Nothing in the Rulebook published a guest post I wrote with tips for authors daring to enter this fascinating yet sometimes dangerous realm. Basically, please ignore the disappearing rule. Read it here.… Continue reading Writing time travel
I'm not exaggerating when I say that last Friday was, hands down, the best night of my life. At Waterstones bookshop in Farnham, Surrey, I launched my new SF conspiracy thriller novel, Million Eyes, alongside my publishers, Elsewhen Press, and surrounded by family and friends. It was a brilliant success in spite of Coronavirus and… Continue reading Million Eyes launched at Waterstones and it was the best night of my life
I've written a guest post for All Things Jill-Elizabeth, just published today, looking at the two camps of people who enjoy conspiracy fiction — the ones who believe in conspiracy theories and the ones who just think it's villain-heavy fun. Head on over if you're a conspiracy fan! Jill also published a review of Million… Continue reading Tin foil hat wearer? Or do you just love conspiracy thrillers?
My time travel conspiracy thriller, Million Eyes, has finally been released today by Elsewhen Press as a paperback. Reviewers have called it "shocking", "tense" and "addictive", with "relatable and believable characters" and a "deliciously dark vein of humour". The first book in the Million Eyes trilogy was released as an ebook on January 10th. It's… Continue reading Someone wants the British monarchy dead. Find out who in Million Eyes, out now as a paperback
Phew! Now that I've stopped to take a breath, I thought I'd pull together an overview of what was an absolutely fantastic blog tour and crazy first week for Million Eyes, my debut professionally published novel from Elsewhen Press. They say that publication day can be an anti-climax. I recently read an article that made… Continue reading Blog Tour Roundup: Million Eyes is “tense”, “shocking”, has a “deliciously dark vein of humour” and isn’t just for sci-fi fans, according to reviews
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzgW-oOOCj0 The moment's arrived. After many years (almost *cough splutter* 12), Million Eyes is finally published. As part of Elsewhen Press's digital-first approach, the first book in the Million Eyes trilogy is now available to buy (RRP £2.99) in all ebook formats. Here's the link where you can buy it: http://bit.ly/Million-Eyes. The paperback will follow… Continue reading Million Eyes is out now in all ebook formats!