Monthly Archives: November 2012

The blood in Santa’s beard

I read somewhere that to achieve the maximum effect in horror you should be subtle.   I wish I could remember where I came across this because whoever wrote it said it was like finding blood in Santa’s beard, and I loved that image. Anyway, … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

You’ve probably seen by now The Next Big Thing which is doing the blogging rounds, and as Thana Niveau http://thananiveau.blogspot.co.uk/tagged me last week it’s my turn to answer a few questions on my current project… 1.  What is the working … Continue reading

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Crime does pay

Hurray!  I have my first acceptance in the fantastic Crimewave! I’m well pleased because I’m following in the footsteps of some of my favourites, like Michel Faber and Joe Hill, and I’ll be alongside greats like Christopher Priest and Stephen Volk and … Continue reading

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Another story for you

‘Night Fishing’ first appeared in Shadows & Tall Tress and is due to appear in Wilde Stories 2013.  You can hear a podcast version of it here, if you like being read to (in this case by Eric Luke): http://pseudopod.org/2012/11/02/pseudopod-306-night-fishing/Continue reading

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