2019 has been a busy year, but not for the usual reasons. Perhaps the biggest one is that my wife and I had a child last year, and that’s the sort of thing that upends all former certainties and schedules. Even so, I managed to get some work done. Continue reading “Mid-Year Update”
Today, courtesy of 18thWall Productions, as well as artists Johannes (Cryptid Clash, The Chromatic Court) and Barbara Sobczyńska, I’ve got a look at some of the internal art for the forthcoming Royal Occultist collection, Monmouth’s Giants (as well as another look at that fantastic cover). Continue reading “Occult Preview”
Today I’ve got a special treat for fans of the Royal Occultist – a look at the top-notch cover for Monmouth’s Giants, the first volume of the Casefiles of the Royal Occultist. The book collects several previously published stories, as well as a brand new tale. It will be out soon from the kind folks at 18thWall Productions, publishers of Cryptid Clash. The fantastic art-deco cover is by Johannes (Cryptid Clash, The Chromatic Court). Continue reading “Monmouth’s Giants”
18thWall Productions’ newest anthology, Silver Screen Sleuths is now available. It includes “Green Hell, Red Murder”, a story by me, which finds Vincent Price attempting to solve a murder on the set of the 1940 anti-classic Green Hell. Continue reading “Green Hell, Red Murder”
Edge Publications’ newest anthology, Gaslight Gothic: Strange Tales of Sherlock Holmes, is now available as a Kindle download. Edited by Charles Prepolec and J. R. Campbell, it includes stories by a whole slew of talented authors. And also me. Continue reading “Ignoble Souls”
an animal whose existence or survival is disputed or unsubstantiated, such as the yeti.
Last year, I had the pleasure of helping James Bojaciuk of 18thWall Productions to edit a series of novellas by some of the finest speculative authors of my acquaintance. ‘Cryptid Clash’ started as a joke on Facebook, and swiftly snowballed into an exciting project – one I’m proud to have been involved in. Continue reading “Cryptids Clashed”
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing has revealed the cover for the forthcoming Gaslight Gothic: Strange Tales of Sherlock Holmes. Edited by Charles Prepolec and J.R. Campbell, Gaslight Gothic includes stories by Stephen Volk, James Lovegrove and others, including myself. Continue reading “Murder by Gaslight”