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Launching Million Eyes II at Chandlers (and how brilliant it was)

On Friday 19th November, I launched Million Eyes II: The Unraveller at Chandlers cafe and cocktail bar in Clanfield, Hampshire, very near mine and Katherine's new house. It was a wonderful success and another of the best nights of my life. This second launch almost didn't happen. Originally scheduled to take place at Waterstones like… Continue reading Launching Million Eyes II at Chandlers (and how brilliant it was)

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Want to know who Jesus REALLY was? Million Eyes II: The Unraveller now available as a paperback!

Was Jesus really a god? What if the gospel stories are colourful and distorted reimaginings of what actually happened? This is one of the central ideas in Million Eyes II: The Unraveller, a book that also connects the dinosaurs, the Gunpowder Plot and the Bermuda Triangle in a weird, twisty, timey wimey adventure. Million Eyes… Continue reading Want to know who Jesus REALLY was? Million Eyes II: The Unraveller now available as a paperback!

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Million Eyes II blog tour so far, plus book launch venue change reminder

These photos, taken by Galina Varese at Chez Maximka, are wonderful. She's found an image that could be the 'Hooded Man' in Million Eyes II, along with the Gunpowder Plotters and Jesus. She's very kindly let me showcase them here. I'm five days into the blog tour for Million Eyes II: The Unraveller, organised by… Continue reading Million Eyes II blog tour so far, plus book launch venue change reminder

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My publication day reflections

Hi folks! So Million Eyes II: The Unraveller has been out a week and I just wanted to share how publication day went for me. I remember reading an article by Kristen Kieffer, author of Build Your Best Writing Life, about her own publication day. How it felt like any other day: after writing some… Continue reading My publication day reflections

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Million Eyes II is out today as an ebook

I'm proud to announce that Million Eyes II: The Unraveller has been released today as an ebook! You can now buy it from the ebook platform of your choosing. If you're after a paperback copy, that's out on November 8th. 🙂 Published by Elsewhen Press, Million Eyes II: The Unraveller follows straight on from Million… Continue reading Million Eyes II is out today as an ebook

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Updates on the Million Eyes Series

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

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Cover and blurb reveal for “Million Eyes” and a new short story collection on its way

The front cover for Million Eyes is now live on Elsewhen Press's website! You can also read the newly written back cover blurb. Here's the cover. The new blurb is as follows: How do you fight an enemy who has a million eyes? What if we’re living in an alternate timeline? What if the car crash that… Continue reading Cover and blurb reveal for “Million Eyes” and a new short story collection on its way

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Book deal SIGNED! Elsewhen Press will publish “Million Eyes”

I'm pleased to announce—no, not pleased, ecstatic and weeing myself slightly—that I've just signed my first ever book deal. After years of talking about it, my time travel conspiracy thriller, Million Eyes, is finally on its way. The deal is with an independent publisher called Elsewhen Press, who specialise in speculative fiction and are building… Continue reading Book deal SIGNED! Elsewhen Press will publish “Million Eyes”

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Hey 2019. The year Game of Thrones and Star Wars end. And…

... Million Eyes begins! Yes, yes, yes, I totally realise that I’m making it sound like my forthcoming conspiracy thriller novel Million Eyes is going to be the next BIG thing. I’m under no illusions how unlikely and pipe dreamy that is. I’m confident that a lot of people will enjoy Million Eyes given the subject… Continue reading Hey 2019. The year Game of Thrones and Star Wars end. And…

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New plans for “Million Eyes” and my stop-off at Heartbreakville

Well, 2018. I’m not sure how I feel about you anymore. It started off well. First seven months—great. Last five—not so much. Now I’m afraid I’m looking forward to seeing the back of you. After a long-ish hiatus, I’m back. Blog’s going to take a slightly different form from now on, but I’ll get to… Continue reading New plans for “Million Eyes” and my stop-off at Heartbreakville

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“Rachel Can Still See” has been published in Phantaxis Issue 7

My new short story, Rachel Can Still See, has been published in Issue 7 of science fiction and fantasy magazine Phantaxis. Rachel Can Still See is the sixth of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be published, after Rachel Can See, Paul, The Charlie Chaplin Time Traveller, The Home Secretary is Safe and Who is Rudolph Fentz?  All these stories are set… Continue reading “Rachel Can Still See” has been published in Phantaxis Issue 7

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Did Rudolph Fentz time travel? My short story about the famous urban legend is now published in Storgy Magazine

Who is Rudolph Fentz? was the first of the Million Eyes Short Stories to be published, way back in 2015 in Issue 68 of Scribble Magazine (and it won 3rd prize in their quarterly comp too). Since that issue of Scribble is long out of print, I've been looking for a magazine to re-publish it. Now Storgy Magazine,… Continue reading Did Rudolph Fentz time travel? My short story about the famous urban legend is now published in Storgy Magazine