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The Music of Writing: The Space in Between the Notes

  What can music teach you about writing? Translating the lessons learned from one craft and applying them to another. Is this possible? Of course it is. Before I wrote books, I was a musician. I’d been playing guitar since the age of fifteen and switched to […]

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Black Storm (Chapter 1 – With Author Notes)

    BLACK STORM Chapter 1 (With Author Notes)   “We gotta run okay? We need to get out of here.” (Yikes! This is me trying to go for a killer first line. They always say that – write a KILLER first line. So important, so they […]

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Book Cover Advice for Indie Authors (By an Artist!)

  Don’t judge a book by its cover. Sorry, I couldn’t even type that with a straight face. Everybody judges a book by its cover and even more so in the realm of indie authors. Why? Because we’re shallow? No, it’s because a professional cover hints at […]

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Black Storm (Blurb World Premiere!)

  To protect his child, he’s going to have to outrun the apocalypse. These are the last days. The Black Storm – a permanent state of darkness has engulfed the Earth, plunging the world into eternal night and robbing humanity of both sunlight and hope. Out of […]

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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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