The Golden Fleece

I’m pleased to say that my latest short story ‘The Golden Fleece’ in the Selwyn Series has been published in the summer 2020 edition of ACES ‘The Terrier’ magazine.  2036 – is this the future for Selwyn?  Read it for free at ‘The Golden Fleece’.


Lucent Dreaming

Lucent Dreaming Issue 6

Following publication, earlier this year, of my poem ‘Awaiting the Death of Spin’, inspired by the theme of sedition, in ‘Lucent Dreaming Issue 6’, the Editor has asked to interview me for her ‘“In the Spotlight” feature on the Lucent Dreaming’ website blog.  Why not? Details will follow after publication. 



Herdwick Tales

ACES Terrier cover

I’m pleased to announce that ACES ‘The Terrier’ has commissioned a follow-up to ‘The Selwyn Series’ under the heading of ‘Herdwick Tales’  The new series will comprise 8 episodes with the first to be published in the Autumn 2020 issue.  They can be read here following first publication in the magazine.

Awaiting the Death of Spin

Lucent Dreaming Issue 6

My poem ‘Awaiting the Death of Spin’, inspired by the theme of sedition, was chosen by Lucent Dreaming for publication in ‘Lucent Dreaming Issue 6’, an anthology of short stories and poetry, published in January 2020. Copies can be pre-ordered via this link with 25% off the pre-order price using the code ‘FRIEND’ if ordered before 31st January 2020.

Lucent Dreaming Issue 6 is an Independent magazine of creative writing featuring work from Taher Adel, Ana Maria Sapountzi, Nipun Goel, Holly Cooper, Oliver Shrouder, Poppy Jennings, Thomas Tyrrell, Cara L McKee, Laura Wainwright, Holly Peters, David Pogson, Fenella, Sarah Evans, Jess Watts, Tithi M, Lynne Schmidt, Tom Morgan, Amber Denwood, Aaron Facer, Ernest O. Ògúnyemí, Temidayo Jacob, Nadine Cruz, Drew James, Amy Barnes, David Hartley, Ian Critchley and more.


Museum Collection

museum collection

‘AXE HEAD’, my short story, was chosen by Didcot Writers as one of 35 pieces for publication in the ‘Museum Collection’, (ISBN 1913379043) an anthology of short stories and poetry, published by Enliven Press and launching on 4 December 2019 at Cornerstones in Didcot, Oxfordshire. Available via this link at Amazon in paperback and Kindle.

Axe Head

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Murder, Malformation and Memory in the Museum … mmm?  I’m pleased to say that my short story ‘Axe Head’ has been selected by Didcot Writers for inclusion in their printed anthology ‘Museum’ to be published by Oxfordshire publisher Enliven Press, to be launched on Wednesday 4th December 2019.  Details will follow soon. Many thanks to Editor Alice Little.



#VSS365 Anthology 2019 – Print Version available

#VSS365 Anthology 2019 – print version

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