Monthly Archives: October 2015

Out now: Gifts from the Dark – A Miscellany of Dread

It’s here, it’s creepy, it’s spooky, it’s wonderful and I’m so happy to be a part of this and so proud of everyone involved! Now, why should you get a copy? 1, because it’s got me in it. What do … Continue reading

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The Book of Abisan, by C H Clepitt

This is one of the many, many books I picked up on a free day. I do that on occasion, on a whim, because someone recommends it, because the cover looks nice, or for whatever other random reason. This one, … Continue reading

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Cake & Quill – Gifts from the Dark

Once upon a time, there was a website named Authonomy. It was full of writers, who, full of hope and dreams, uploaded their work there for other writers to see and comment upon. Much fun was to be had, many … Continue reading

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Refugees, Religion and Peter Pan Advice

People have often told me that I’m too innocent, too naive. This post is probably going to prove them right, and more. The sad fact is that Billy Joel got it exactly right. People will tell you that you’re too … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to me. Buy my books.

Yes, it’s my birthday today. I’m turning thirty-eight. According to an ex-workmate of mine, that means I have two years left to live, because everyone over forty is dead. Needless to say, he’s over fifty now and still very much … Continue reading

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Writers die. And live forever.

Those of you who’ve been following my blog for some time know the name J.L. Fontaine. Judith Williamson in real life, she was a woman of great empathy and understanding, of sparkling eyes and ribald jokes, with a big heart and … Continue reading

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