An excerpt from a new project

1 The boy was running away. From the police or other children, none of them knew, but the worst things turned on decisions made from fear or anger. Judging by the damage done, Brian guessed it had been a mixture of both. He sat on the shed roof, dismayed as the boy sprinted through the … Continue reading An excerpt from a new project

The Tao Of Brandywood

David Oglivy said the best ideas start as jokes. This was something which made me ponder as such things do, and it made me want to talk a little bit about the process behind this sequence.There is an ending planned. One thing which all the good stories have, and myths too, is an ending. An … Continue reading The Tao Of Brandywood

The Lightning Thesaurus: ARC available

If you are interested in receiving an advanced review copy of the lightning thesaurus for review on your book review blog or website, please contact me here as i am compiling a list.

The Absent Father

Photo by Snapwire on Pexels.com (An excerpt from a forthcoming episode) Kieran thought it was a child walking to the gates of the monastery, although the hair on his cheeks and chin changed his mind. Kieran shouted to him. ‘What are you doing there?’ he said. The young man looked up with a pensive but … Continue reading The Absent Father

Could, Not Should.

(There are plenty of stories with Ron, here is one for you all) Tal watched the pub, huddled against the rain underneath a cloak which had more patches than cloak to its name. His hand strayed to the knife in his belt, touching it for reassurance but sickened by the fear he would have to … Continue reading Could, Not Should.

Smash – Like – Subscribe

Photo by Tim Samuel on Pexels.com March 2000 She watched him from the living room window. He stood there, arms down by his sides and hands clenched into fists with such force the knuckles stood out against his skin. Through the closed window, she heard him making those low, guttural noises which made the neighbours … Continue reading Smash – Like – Subscribe