Monthly Archives: June 2014

Blog-hop tag – things I don’t write, things I do…

Well I got tagged for a blog-hop thing by Stephen Bacon and Carole Johnstone, two great writers I’m lucky enough to call friends (I call them that, but they might not agree, and I’m not going to ask, but the … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Water For Drowning’ (and ‘Shark! Shark!’)

Wow. That little bit I posted before from Dread Central came from my editor, but here’s the full review of Water For Drowning’ from Gareth Jones. I am very very happy. He totally gets it. You can still pre-order a … Continue reading

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Some shameless self-promotion

So pleased to be getting some favourable feedback regarding ‘Water For Drowning’, so pleased that I thought I’d share some: “Real life and legend collide in Cluley’s haunting tale. By turn tragic and beautiful, the emotions ebb and flow like the tide. … Continue reading

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Bunny girl

Well that title should get a few more hits for the site… It was a title I toyed with recently for a story but in the end I went with ‘The Hutch’ instead. You’ll be able to read it soon … Continue reading

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A beautiful woman without pity

I’ve another article up at This is Horror for my regular Less is More column, this time focussing on a poem for a change – ‘La Belle Dame sans Merci’, by John Keats. I could’ve gone on and on about this … Continue reading

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Making a splash – a podcast interview

Ever wondered which mermaid I prefer between Ariel and the one from Splash!? Or care to know a bit more about Water For Drowning? Maybe you just want to hear how awkward I sound when being recorded (it wears off pretty … Continue reading

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Water For Drowning – an update

Wow. This is Horror are really pushing the boat out with ‘Water For Drowning’, if you’ll excuse the nautical metaphor. Here’s the latest from their website: A few weeks ago we announced our next This Is Horror release, Water For Drowning by … Continue reading

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