It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

The embers of the decade are growing cool as we head into the twenties. I’m always reflective around this time of year but the inevitable talk of the end of the decade and the fact it is also the end of my fourth has dialled this up. Rollercoaster doesn’t really […]

The Week That Was

A quick report on how week one of the launch of my novel, The Scarred God, has gone.

The Scarred God

My first novel, The Scarred God, is now on release from Amazon.

The End of Magic

A brief excerpt from the Newsletter for non-subscribers highlighting The End of Magic (by Mark Stay) which is a recommended read for epic fantasy fans.

Thursday Cover: Come Together

This is an irregular Thursday feature where I showcase interesting covers I have found from across the web. This week is Gary Clark Jr.


Box: A Tale of Draco The DragonBy Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his sixth birthday. Sit down. No, here on the grass, next to me. Don’t get too close to the cliff edge. We’re in the darkest part of the night and I don’t want you to fall. You’re right. […]


Bridgend, South Wales 23rd April, 2019 Dear Ziggy, This year I find myself uncertain what to write to you. You should be six. You are six? We try every year to make this time quiet for us so we can reflect, think about you and – in some way – […]

New Release: Paint

I’m pleased to announce the release of a new original short story. Paint is a dark contemporary fantasy and is exclusive to Amazon. I’m really excited to get this story out into the world as the first commercial release of new fiction I’ve made for a while (Stone being a […]

2018 Round Up

The end of the year is nigh. Yes, folks, this is another one of those obligatory end-of-year round-up posts. I’ll keep it as brief as I can. I made a conscious effort this year to try to squeeze the pips out of the time and so I’m pretty pleased with […]