Friday Flash – Beer O’Clock

Last night the lights came down from the sky, the first time for years. Marek watched from the stern rail as they pelted away, silent and golden. Afterwards, he went down to his cabin, undressed, and climbed into bed beside … Continue reading

Free Fiction – Where the Sun Shines Brightly

Not only is Where the Sun Shines Brightly one of the winners of the 2011 Aeon Award, it’s also one of the stories from Open Waters, my collection from theEXAGGERATEDpress. If that wasn’t enough, you can read it free here: … Continue reading

Friday Flash – Shop Me Deadly

He was uncertain, she was beautiful and flirtatious. His evening went better than ever before. In his mind the moment came. She swept him with her eyes from head to foot. ‘All right.’ Inside his room he relaxed. He took … Continue reading

Interview with Daniele Serra, cover artist

Daniele Serra is an award-winning Italian illustrator whose work has been published in Europe, Australia, United States and Japan. He has worked for DC Comics, Image Comics, Cemetery Dance, Weird Tales magazine, PS Publishing and many other publications. A recent commission … Continue reading

16 Tales of Terrible Beauty

Open Waters, my first short story collection is now available from the publisher’s website. If you’d rather have an e-book, then the Kindle version is coming very soon. (And if you’re subscribed to this blog you’ll see my post here … Continue reading

Open Waters – Cover Art

Here is the cover of my new short story collection, Open Waters, from theEXAGGERATEDpress. Daniele Serra has created a wonderful impressionistic cover, the style and use of light reminds me of Turner and Manet. I am indeed a lucky man. … Continue reading