Alt Media Novel Ideas

I’VE ALWAYS HAD a fascination with the weird and wonderful.

Whether it was the X-files as a teen, ghosts and the paranormal as a young adult, or now – as a dork in his mid-thirties – keen subscriber to alternative media channels like David Icke, Max Igan or Richie Allen.

Whether you believe in what some may label ‘conspiracy theorists’, isn’t the point of this post. With my writer hat firmly in place, I recognise these influencers as a source of wonderful ideas that can provide fodder for short stories and novels.

Many examples litter history – concepts and objects considered outlandish in their day – conceived by imaginative creatives and which have since entered our reality. Talk about thinking outside the box. Read more

Pathfinders is two! Discounted today.

THE FIRST BOOK that started my author career celebrates its second birthday today!

To celebrate, I’m dropping its price to 99 cents/p for the next couple of days.

If you’re looking for something a little bit wacky and original, then I’d suggest reading the opening chapters here to see if its for you. Read more

Rot 4 – Plaque to the Future

I’VE GOT ROT ON THE BRAIN.

A tooth fairy has burrowed its way into my my head and I’m stringing out pieces of him onto the page.

This was a little series I decided to create having been inspired by something similar by sci-fi author Hugh Howey with his Beacon 23 series. Howey released a new part every month for five months (five short stories), and then finally bundled them into a novel. Read more

Monster Giveaway (+ Review Calls)

I’M GOING THROUGH a Stephen King phase at the moment.

I’ve read Misery, The Shining and Carrie in the last fortnight. Even though I’ve seen the movies for the first two, they really come alive in the text. So much so that its ignited my love for reading again. Read more