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Lucy Wilson is an Amazon #1

Wow… that was a week. On the back of the fantastic free book promo that Candy Jar Publishing ran for World Book Day/World Book Week, Lucy Wilson: Curse of the Mirror Clowns found its way into the top 150 free books on Amazon and all the way to #1 in

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Traveling the Vortex review “Lineage”

The Traveling the Vortex podcast have recorded a detailed review of the Lethbridge-Stewart Lineage collection that includes some very kind words about my story “The Arcade of Doom”. You can check out the whole episode here: https://travelingthevortex.com/8662/

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How Attack of the Quarks Came to Be

I wrote “The Arcade of Doom” for the Lethbridge-Stewart Lineage collection and it was only supposed to be a throw-away, fun story involving Lucy, Hobo, and the creepily squeaky-voiced Quarks. Set in an arcade that was an amalgam of the arcades from my childhood, including one in Porthcawl where I first encountered

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The Tardis Crew discuss The Brig

Confession time. I’ve been cheating on my regular podcast over at South Wales ONE, recording an episode of The Tardis Crew with Baz and Ben Greenland, Tim Gambrell, and Andy Frankham-Allen. Listen here: https://pod.link/1583099966/episode/cfc0dc916ff39308080cae0ad4c37b10?s=09 If the names of the hosts and guests sound familiar, it’s because you might also know

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What I’m up to, December 2021

It’s a cold and somewhat damp night here in Cardiff. Autumn is giving way swiftly to winter and Christmas is drawing near. I find I write more in the autumn and winter; perhaps it is the dark nights keeping me indoors or perhaps it is the rich vein of inspiration

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Attack of the Quarks announced

Exciting news this week as Candy Jar announce that my story “The Arcade of Doom” us being re-released as the kick off story in a new collection, “Attack if the Quarks”. If you’re not familiar with the Quarks, they are some pretty unassuming looking robots from Classic Doctor Who. I

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Round up of the year: 2020

Is it weird to do a roundup of the year when that year was 2020? Well, it may have been the year that none of us could wait to see the back of, but it was still quite an exciting year for me on the publication front. In fact, it’s

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First Review of The George Kostinen Mystery

The gap between a book being released and the first reader reviews coming in is a strange and nerve-wracking time. In one sense you exist, as a writer, in a state of grace. You did it. The book is out. Achievement unlocked, level up. In another, very real, sense you

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