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FREE – Deaths’ Messengers – A sneak preview


The text below is taken from my first published short story, Death’s Messengers, which is in the Grimm and Grimmer Volume Two anthology by Fringe Works. Enjoy what you read, and buy the book! Death sidestepped, brushing the kick aside with the outside of his right arm, slashing outwards with his left hand at the giant’s exposed … Continue reading

My first short story review! – Warning, it’s short


I’m sat at my desk, negotiating a bit of a tit-for-tat training package for one of my areas, when my phone dings. After the call has ended I look at the message and I see that I’ve been invited to submit to an invite-only anthology covering two of my favourite subjects. Both of which shall … Continue reading

Futuristic Steampunk Pirates – Rejected


This is a submission I wrote for Abaddon Books. Unfortunately it was rejected, but I’m cool with that. I wrote it specifically for Abaddon Books and I’m now wondering whether I should have used Blaise Maximillian or Shattered Lands instead. Anyway, I hope you enjoy it. Chapter 1 – The Beginning. Captain Brunel Challenger of the … Continue reading

Funny how things happen


Well, some of you will remember that I created a submissions post where I stated that I was going to try my hardest to get published. One of the groups that I submitted to was Fringe Works for their Grimm and Grimmer Anthology. I haven’t heard back about that yet so, like an author with … Continue reading

Chubb Fellowes: Is anyone out there?


Range, five hundred metres. Wind, five kloms per hour, easterly. Target moving at walking pace. Breathe in, breath out, breathe in, hold. Squeeze the trigger gently, release and breathe out. Slowly crawl backwards and relocate. The sound that the rifle made would have been hard to distinguish at fifty metres, let alone five hundred. The … Continue reading

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