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Writing Shed

Over Easter weekend I did a Coast to Coast Cycle – Workington to Tynemouth – with friends (had a great time), and came home to discover that my wife had secretly bought and constructed me a writing shed. 243 more words

Boo Books Interview Part 4

‘That period of my life, my own teenage years, are very important to me… It was a time when I became who I was going to be for the rest of my life. 30 more words

New Interview

‘If I could go back and tell my younger self something about writing it would be to be true to myself, to try and not write like such and such a writer, but to write with my own voice. 60 more words

THE ELECTRIC Hardback Out June 5

My novel The Electric will be released as a special limited edition hardback by Boo Books on June 5th, 2014.

To celebrate this I will be having my first ever book launch at the Quad in my hometown of Derby on that same date. 298 more words

Interview Part 3

‘I’ve always loved derelict places; I find them beautiful … The Electric is full of that imagery too. It’s not just the cinema, but car junkyards, old railway lines and even the projectionist, Elmer Muxloe’s house, are things of rust and decay. 26 more words

Why I Love Richard Laymon

I think I first became aware of Richard Laymon around 1992 or ’93. I was 17 going on 18 then, a perfect age to discover such a master of murderous depravity and unrelenting mayhem. 810 more words

First Book Quote

‘Eloquent, shimmering writing unfurls a haunting story of childhood, grief and obsession’ – Simon Clark

My first quote for my first novel The Electric comes from a writer I’ve read and admired since my early 20s. 21 more words