Word: a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing. “Words are powerful, names more so, because when we name something we fix it in time and space, attribute it form, root it in reality. And reality is not necessarily the best place to be, you know? It’s like quantum theory, where merely observing something... Continue Reading →
The cat, a tiny thing, ran up his arm, claws digging gently into his flesh, to alight upon his shoulder and lean in. “So where the fuck have you been?,” she purred. The man grinned, too many teeth to count, unable to suppress the satisfaction he felt from the soft lick of breath in his... Continue Reading →
Thought I'd update whoever was interested (and I'm sure - well, I think - that at least two of you are...) on the progress of book three in the Metonym trilogy, The Swarm. Oh, right? That's a shitty title? Yeah? Well, yeah. Probably. But it is what it is and I'm not changing it, because... Continue Reading →
So today, instead of working on book three, I've been digging through my dad's old stuff, especially his vinyl collection. Like a fool I sold most of mine a few years back, but still uncovered a few gems of his, including Bowie, Isaac Hayes, Neil Young, Carole King, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, Elton John, the... Continue Reading →
Have spent the last few hours setting up, deleting, and tidying up various social media sites/streams/feeds for myself and my writing in an attempt to be a little more pro-active... however, am pretty sure it's a waste of time since only the other day I pronounced myself as actively and vehemently avoiding "anything with the... Continue Reading →
Just thought I'd post up the covers for books one and two of the Metonym trilogy - Metonym and The Corruption. The crying/smiley face motif is an important element of the overall story arc, representing... well, you'll see, hopefully! The image itself is a photo of some coffee smeared over an old, well worn work... Continue Reading →
As overtly stated, a much belated award winning blog post... So whilst immersing myself (yet again) in more editing of book two back in May, I found myself inadvertently winning the TV Logline category in Hollywood Hills' Screenplay Competition, thanks to Chris The-Captain Kerr. Chris was/is helping me thrash out a screenplay/TV-treatment-type-thing for book one,... Continue Reading →
merry christmas as of 13 minutes ago. i am not religious at all in any sense, a consummate atheist, a believer in nothing other than that we are all made of star dust, but christmas is still nice. people get together, eat too much, drink too much, hopefully fun too much. so yeah. that.
So... setting up a wordpress site for my writing. Let's see how this goes...