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Black Storm – Coming in 2018

  About three and a half weeks ago I had a writing plan for 2018. It was almost set in stone. I knew exactly what I was going to write and when I was going to write it. Now, after a visit home to Scotland over the […]

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Five of the Greatest Siege Movies Ever Made

  Who doesn’t love a good siege story? They feature an overwhelming underdog (whether that’s a group of people or a single person) trying to survive against insurmountable odds. We can identify with this – we’ve all been the underdog at some point in our lives and […]

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Kojiro vs. The Vampire People

  Hey everyone! Here is the blurb for a novella that I’m releasing on December 14th. Kojiro vs. The Vampire People can be read as a stand-alone story or as book 4.5 in The Future of London Series. It’s a dystopian/action-adventure/horror tale and I’m launching it at […]

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The Architect (Short Story)

  (The Architect is taken from my 2016 collection of short stories – The Outsider Tales. The story was inspired by some weird real-life phone calls that I endured when I was a struggling musician looking for gigs. Enjoy!) The Architect Unlike Wilmot Brown, the black ink […]

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The Lone Wolf in Fiction

  In real life, we’re not sure what to make of loners. The media would have us fear them and if you believe what you read or hear on mainstream news outlets, every mass shooter, murderer and all-round creep is an unhinged loner. Back in 2012, I […]

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Sleeping Giants – The New Future of London Novel

  Sleeping Giants – the new Future of London novel is coming! The fourth instalment of this dark dystopian series will be released on Wednesday October 4th. Now it’s time for the blurb ‘World Premiere’ (yes I really just wrote that) and I’m happy to share it […]

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New L-2011 Cover – Why I Changed It

  Hi everyone, Today I’m proud to show off the new cover art for ‘L-2011’. Why did I change the existing cover? To put it bluntly, the first cover was a mistake – my mistake. That’s nothing whatsoever against the person who designed it for me, who […]

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The Coolest Gangs on the Big Screen

  Street gangs. They’re colourful and funky. Who here remembers Swan and Ajax strutting their stuff on the dark streets of 1970s New York in The Warriors? And the other gangs, remember them? The Baseball Furies? The Electric Eliminators? Of course you know what I’m talking about. […]

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Cannibals in Fiction

    Cannibalism. For some, it’s the ultimate taboo. It’s something not to be discussed, let alone spoken of by decent people in civilised society. It hasn’t always been like that though. At one point in human history – peaking in the 16th and early 17th centuries […]

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Deadlines, Deadlines, Deadlines (And Ghosts of London)

  Here we go again. There’s a new Gillespie title on the way and I’m going mental. The build-up to a book release is insane. Just insane. There are so many things to do it’s surprising that more authors’ heads don’t spontaneously combust all over their laptops. […]

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