Finding Light In The Blackout

My creative output for the past several months has been pretty much nonexistent. Even as I type this, I worry that I won't be able to convey exactly just how fucking difficult it's been - and still is - because my brain is all fog and no substance. But I'm better than I was a… Continue reading Finding Light In The Blackout

Things Are Stirring At Slice Of The Moon Books

I'm DELIGHTED to reveal the cover for MAIDEN MOTHER CRONE, the upcoming poetry anthology from my little press Slice Of The Moon Books. With cover art and illustrations by the incomparable Logan Smith Salmon AKA @lass.illustration. Strong, eclectic, fearless poems from new and established writers, beautifully illustrated by @lass.illustration. This is a book for all… Continue reading Things Are Stirring At Slice Of The Moon Books

Review : Suspira Magazine – The Monster Issue

When I found out that Dreadful Press - the home to the astoundingly good Sabat Magazine - were putting out another publication, I was on it like a whippet. Sadly, at the time of the launch of Suspira : The Monster Issue, I was skint (it's a running theme this, folks) and didn't have the… Continue reading Review : Suspira Magazine – The Monster Issue

Wyrd Words Book Club : My Heart Is A Forest PDF

For anyone who would like to read my poetry collection My Heart Is A Forest and support my work, PDF copies are available at my Etsy store for just £1! A father kills an elusive pale fox and pays for the death with his sanity. The Barghest, Black Annis and other dark creatures of British… Continue reading Wyrd Words Book Club : My Heart Is A Forest PDF

Wyrd Words Book Club : We Don’t Go Back

Of all the titles of all the books I've read this year (nearing 60 now) I think We Don't Go Back is my favourite. And the cover...THE COVER YOU GUYS! Normally I'm not one for overly colourful cover art, but this has all the right feels. I'm racing to finish The Familiars by Stacey Halls… Continue reading Wyrd Words Book Club : We Don’t Go Back

Wyrd Words Book Club : The Fiends In The Furrows

I haven't been able to read much recently - my concentration has been dire - but slowly, slowly it's starting to return to some kind of normality. In the excitement of this happening, I went and bought the Kindle version of The Fiends In The Furrows : An Anthology Of Folk Horror. It's made up… Continue reading Wyrd Words Book Club : The Fiends In The Furrows

My New Book ‘My Heart Is A Forest’ Is Now Available

My new book, My Heart Is A Forest is now available in paperback and on Kindle! It's made up of my strongest poems from the past ten years. A father kills an elusive pale fox and pays for the death with his sanity. The Barghest, Black Annis and other dark creatures of British folklore comfort… Continue reading My New Book ‘My Heart Is A Forest’ Is Now Available

Wyrd Words Book Club

Some of you might know about Slice Of The Moon Book Club, the little book club I set up on Instagram a while ago. Well, it's been re-vamped as Wyrd Words Book Club! The literature I'll share will be, typically, wyrd and dark, though there will be a strong focus on nature, as there often… Continue reading Wyrd Words Book Club