The Thaw 2…

Beyond his window was winter. It had finally arrived. A long-awaited smile cracked beneath the surface of his leathered skin. He inhaled the cold air that had perpetrated beyond the pane of glass...at Last.  "So, you have returned to me." The empty world gave no response.  He watched the frozen landscape, and the moon, impaled... Continue Reading →

Let’s Be Real About Writing…

This is one of my favourites. It is the usual 10 rules but with a sardonic twist. It tastes like lemon. Roddy Doyle 1 Do not place a photograph of your favourite author on your desk, especially if the author is one of the famous ones who committed suicide. 2 Do be kind to yourself. Fill pages... Continue Reading →

The Stand Delivers…

I have just finished reading The Stand by Stephen King. It is probably my seventh reading of this wonderful novel. It's like a comfort read. Apart from my admiration of King as a writer, I particularly like The Stand as a stand-alone piece. It's the mixture of biblical, sociological and psychological issues that have kept... Continue Reading →

A Surge on The Purge…

Overnight has seen a surge in people taking up the free promotion on The Purge. Obviously, it is part of a series so readers may wish to acquaint themselves with what went prior to the latest edition. The Book Of Hearts was first with four quick-reads. Thanks to those readers who are already fans of... Continue Reading →

Dead, Dead, Dead again…

The Driving Undead… There was this zombie driving a car. No, that’s wrong, he was not quite zombie, just one of those hybrids.  Anyways, he was driving his car across a bridge whilst listening to a talk radio programme. The river was wide and sure of itself many feet beneath him and the sun had... Continue Reading →

Purge Free…

Today and tomorow, my latest installment is free. I am doing this as I am trying to build a readership base, but I feel more like a homeless writer with a begging bowl. The fact is that I am not homeless. If I thought that writing would become a career, I would most certainly be... Continue Reading →

The Dead of Winter…

An extract from The Purge Part 3 High up in the branches of one of the trees, she saw a form. She activated the zoom and brought the object into question. To her horror, the form that she had captured was that of a human being that was dangling upside down from a thick branch... Continue Reading →

Read Warning…

My long toil has finally reached a conclusion and it has culminated in another Quick-Read edition of The Piper Series. The Purge Part 3 takes the reader into the winter solstice where all kinds of bad things await. A new Leather army is on the move, a mother and her children are rescued, Michael and... Continue Reading →

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