Roadkill : A Poem

I'm collaborating with my Cave Mouth bandmate and sister shaman Meghan Wood on my forthcoming spoken word album and have made a little teaser video for the poem 'Roadkill.' If you have a spare four and a bit minutes, please do give it a listen. Hope you enjoy it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SniXAVOjkKM&fbclid=IwAR2M9zfWkOJhVKDX1RZuE7G-QIDKYaNoL7N7BQFug5eukgZFqk6u1YO4lEM

Becoming The Forest

I was thinking today how many really EXCELLENT publications there are available that explore and celebrate black metal. Evolution Of The Cult, Beyond The Darkness, Becoming The Forest, Metalion:The Slayer Diaries to name but a few. The most recent one to come into my life is Becoming The Forest. When I first heard about Becoming… Continue reading Becoming The Forest

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