Story Cards – Microfiction on a Postcard!

Over on The Great Escape we tried an experiment on National Flash Fiction Day. We happened to be at Cardiff Comic Expo on the day, so I asked the guests there to challenge me to write them a story. I got several different prompts which inspired some weird and wacky | Read more…

Gabriel Cushing at the Carnival of Sorrows – A Video Appeal

Hi everyone. Updates are likely to continue to be a bit sporadic over the next few months as I work on Gabriel Cushing at the Carnival of Sorrows with the rest of the production team from The Great Escape. The new eight part web series will be shot this summer | Read more…

New Writing Competition on The Great Escape

Over on The Great Escape we have a writing competition running. We’re inviting writers to submit 1000-3000 word short stories from the convention scene; short stories set at, or strongly featuring a convention or expo. You can find all the details on our Competitions Page. There’s also a list of | Read more…

Last Day to Pre-order Great Escapes | Volume 1

The Kickstarter campaign for Great Escapes | Volume 1 finishes today! We’ve raised an astonishing £507 so far, a full £107 more than our target. For those who don’t know, Great Escapes is the first in a series of annual anthologies from The Great Escape where I am fiction editor. | Read more…

NaNoWriMo 2011

A few weeks ago I wrote a post on scheduling creativity where I described a little about my failure to complete Camp NaNoWriMo in August. Now it’s November and I’m trying again with the original and best NaNoWriMo. Whilst my project in the summer was an unplanned idea which I | Read more…