I was invited, this past month, to reflect upon my writing influences, and in so doing share insights on how horror, as a genre, has shaped elements of my storytelling. And I won't lie, I had a fair bit of fun contemplating this. Horror is a style of storytelling I've always had a love-hate relationship… Continue reading Horror, hope and humanity
Feature: In conversation with Sanjida O’Connell
Thoroughly enjoyed being interviewed by the ever eloquent Dr Sanjida O'Connell and featured at Writersmosaic this past month. Sanjida, along with her PhDs in zoology and psychology, is an award-winning novelist and a gorgeous non-fiction writer. Which is partly why I was so excited about the opportunity to talk shop and dive into the nuts and… Continue reading Feature: In conversation with Sanjida O’Connell
Life, Learning & The Secrets of the Universe
Probably the most fun I’ve had being interviewed to date. I had the very rich and real pleasure of chatting with Rachael Kearney of the Call on Courage podcast (highly recommend). In short, we take in everything from Thundercats to the education system to philosophical ruminations on the creative process, on the way to talking through my… Continue reading Life, Learning & The Secrets of the Universe
The Power of Empathy
I had the rich privilege of chatting with the very smart folks over at the Fantasy Hive about the journey behind the writing of my sophomore novel, Pale Kings. Really fun conversation. You can check out the full interview by clicking right… here.
Noirish, Grimdarkesque Fantasy Thriller type stuff
What a pleasure it was to chat (digitally) with writer and editor Paul Semel about writing, genre, worldbuilding, and my new novel, Pale Kings. It was a really fun conversation. You can check it out by clicking right… here.
Betrayal, Blood & Gods
So a cool thing that happened recently was I got to speak with the very lovely folks over at The Nerd Daily about writing and my upcoming release, Pale Kings. It was a very fun and lighthearted chat, and one in which I shared a few things about my writing process and what readers can expect to… Continue reading Betrayal, Blood & Gods
From Realism to Fantasy: A Writing Journey
I had great fun recently talking with academic and writer, Elaine Aldred, about my writing journey. We discussed some of the nuts and bolts of writing and being published; from creativity to craft, to the editorial process itself. So, if you're interested in peeking beneath the hood to see what being an author can look… Continue reading From Realism to Fantasy: A Writing Journey
Myths, Writing & Historical Celebrity Death Matches
I had great fun recently chatting with the guys at Fantasy Inn about genre fiction and the journey of being an author. Click here to check it out.
Sooo... my very first time doing an author interview. I'll admit I was a tad nervous but Anton Marks was the perfect host. We sat down on a typically wet and chilly Manchester evening to discuss life, family, culture, writing, and my soon to be released debut novel, Lost Gods. And, I have to say,… Continue reading Creating Legends