BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Scary Anthology UPDATE: The Box Under The Bed

Be warned, there’s lot’s of hyperbole in this colourful sales pitch about the anthology that includes my tale about a real ship called Francis Spaight. However, if all the marketing effort around The Box Under The Bed results in sales – and more people noticing my other books – who am I to complain? Source: BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Scary Anthology UPDATE: The Box Under The Bed Continue reading BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Scary Anthology UPDATE: The Box Under The Bed

Inconceivable Realities: Writing of Past Horrors

Horror is a popular genre. Fantasies involving zombies, mummies or vampires are as widely read today as they ever were in the past. But history is filled with real horrors. Which raises the question: is it ever possible for a novel to do justice to real life horrors such as The Great Irish Famine? Part of my research for my novel set in the period of the Irish famine of 1845-51 has consisted of reading a massive volume entitled Atlas Of The Great Irish Famine. Produced in 2012 by Cork University Press, it is a monumental work, consisting of a … Continue reading Inconceivable Realities: Writing of Past Horrors