One thing I always do when I start a new writing project - if possible - is go out and take some reference photos. I usually don't actually use them that specifically - I rarely describe something featured in the ...Read More


Earlier this year I was asked by Simon Ings - one of my favourite novelists - to write a new short story for Arc magazine. If you don't know Arc then you really should - it's a quarterly mix of ...Read More


My first post here in 2012 - meaning it's been about six months since Paintwork was first realeased. Madness. 2011 was a busy year for me - especially the second half - but it certainly doesn't feel like it's been ...Read More


UPDATE: The LE edition is now SOLD OUT. Thanks to everyone that bought a copy! The LE Set includes: *A signed paperback copy of Paintwork, with personalised message if required *A 1GB Paintwork USB memory stick, containing: -Over 3 hours of exclusive DJ mixes ...Read More

Woke up this morning with a story idea. Don't know if it'll go anywhere, but scribbled down a few lines as a test. Thoughts? "Urban fantasy? Really miss? Urban fantasy?" "That's what you write miss?" "Yes Jess, that's-" "Miss, do you even live in ...Read More


Paintwork has been out for nearly two months now, so time for a little round-up of what has been happening recently... Reviews are starting to trickle in: "...an interesting, cool urban read. Like graffiti condensed into prose. If you’re already a fan ...Read More


I'm very pleased to announce that the print version of Paintwork is finally available to order from Createspace now, and with Amazon to follow in just a few days. I received a proof copy earlier this week, and have to ...Read More


Had a lot of fun this weekend when I returned as a guest on the Beta Male Experience podcast, alongside host Corey and the ever-entertaining Ed Sizemore. In the first half of the show you can hear us discussing the ...Read More


Paintwork is out now - you can get Kindle versions from Amazon US and Amazon UK, and versions for all other popular e-readers (including iPad and Nook) at Smashwords. UPDATE: Print versions are now available from Createspace or Amazon US and ...Read More


I was both shocked and thrilled to discover this week that my short story "Havana Augmented" has been nominated for the prestigious British Science Fiction Association Award for Short Fiction. The story was published almost exactly a year ago in the ...Read More