I know we're almost into the end of January, but this month of the Wolf Moon has been a bit of a bitch, and I'm permitting myself to post my 2021 reflections later than is commonly expected by the internet. In January 2021, I set out to read 100 books during the year, as is… Continue reading My Favourite Books From 2021 – Part One
How's your writing year going so far? Extremely fucking well I hope! My plan for what writing I'd like to get done this year has been shifted around and re-drafted in the past few days, as I found myself experiencing a stronger pull to the projects I wanted to work on in the second half… Continue reading Write Yourself Awake: Wyrd Creative Writing Prompts
I am reading a lot of short stories right now...but the majority I'm abandoning half-way through because they're not satisfying me enough. Nowhere near in fact. And it's really bloody disappointing. A good, strong, memorable (ideally terrifying) short story can be as nourishing as a hot meal after a hard day. Dissatisfied with my reading… Continue reading Writing In The Dark : 3 Prompts For Short Stories
I've recently established a publishing company with some good friends of mine in Norway - NordLand Publishing. We are currently putting together the first book in a series of anthologies entitled The Affinity Series. The first book in this series focuses on Scandinavian Folklore, and we are looking for poetry and prose submissions on this… Continue reading Do You Write Dark Short Stories Or Poetry?
I first encountered Scott Bradfield in The Mammoth Book of Wolf Men, with his incredible short story The Dream of the Wolf. I purchased his short story collection almost immediately, greedy for more of his dark and sinister writing. The cover of my copy is not electrifying. I don’t know if there was a wraparound… Continue reading Dream Of The Wolf By Scott Bradfield – Book Review