Open Waters – Now on Kindle!

My short story collection, ‘Open Waters’, from TheEXAGGERATEDPress, is now available as an e-book from all the usual places. Open Waters has sixteen of my short stories, a mix of SF and fantasy and the strange, including four never previously … Continue reading

Free Story – Geronimo’s Cadillac

Here’s another free story – this one’s about war, the invasion of an alien planet, and what happens when it all goes horribly wrong.. This particular story had about the longest gestation of any I’ve written so far. Although I … Continue reading

A Free Story – The Fledgling

I’ve just realised I’ve not posted any free fiction for a while, so here is ‘The Fledgling’, a short story about a girl growing up in ancient, China from my Open Waters collection.           If you like this, you can … 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

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