So you want to write a short story?

A wee while back I was a judge for a short story writing competition and the experience of reading scores of stories prompted some thinking on what I like in a short story, and how I think you should approach writing one. So, for what it’s worth, here’s some thoughts on the process from me.... Continue Reading →


OPERATION LONDON is new today for Kindle

Three short story collections at 99c

Three short story collections at only 99c for a limited period

Two Bargain Ebooks

Two bargain ebooks at just 99c each for a short time

THE CITY BELOW is new today

THE CITY BELOW is new today for Kindle.


JERUSALEM'S LOT was the first Stephen King short story I ever read

GUEST BOOK REVIEW by William Meikle: 31 Days of A Night in the Lonesome October: Day 1

The start of a month-long review of Zelazny’s A NIGHT IN THE LONESAOME OCTOBER. Follow it at the link.

Meghan's House of Books

A Night in the Lonesome October
All is not what it seems…

In the murky London gloom, a knife-wielding gentleman named Jack prowls the midnight streets with his faithful watchdog Snuff – gathering together the grisly ingredients they will need for an upcoming ancient and unearthly rite. For soon after the death of the moon, black magic will summon the Elder Gods back into the world. And all manner of Players, both human and undead, are preparing to participate.

Some have come to open the gates. Some have come to slam them shut.

And now the dread night approaches – so let the Game begin.

Author: Roger Zelazny
Illustrator: Gahan Wilson
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Gaslamp
Publisher: Avon Books
Publication Date: September 1, 1994
Pages: 280


Roger Zelazny‘s A Night in the Lonesome October is a wonderful book in every sense of the word, and perfect October reading…

View original post 525 more words

Slave to the rhythm

In the end, we all dance together.

When I’m 64

Musings on approaching a milestone

Halloween Giveaway

As in previous years, I'm running a giveaway on Halloween

Website Built with

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: