Thunderclap – A Writer’s Life 13

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Posted on: 29 September 2017 | 8:32 am

B-Movie Night: Snow White (and the Curse of the Axe Man)

It was all a dream. I wish I’d slept through this dull film, like the main character did. Dull story, awful script, no tension, no excitement, and only connected to the fairy tale by the presence of an evil stepmother.

Posted on: 29 September 2017 | 6:07 am

Northern Gorehouse: Zombies vs Vampires on the streets of Manchester

Available from Amazon. An ancient evil looks down on the city of Manchester. But there are things even immortals fear. Manchester’s newest tower is home to a coven of vampires, headed by the woman known only as Mistress. They have corrupted local government, and prey on the city’s most vulnerable. When Mistress turns a homeless […]

Posted on: 24 September 2017 | 8:25 am

Fangs – A Writer’s Life 12

How I made the cover for Northern Gorehouse. The book is out on 24th October through Amazon. Buy it now. Please help me get the word out by signing up to the Thunderclap campaign as well.

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | 11:58 am

B-Movie Night: Battles Without Honour And Humanity

This five film series- based very loosely on a Yakuza member’s prison memoirs- traces gangland conflicts in Hiroshima and neighbouring Kure from teh late forties to early seventies. Shozo Hirono is the character based upon the author, but not the lead in every one of the films. Calm and honourable, he’s permanently being undermined by […]

Posted on: 16 September 2017 | 5:29 pm

Real Junk Food – A Writer’s Life 11

A rare escape from the flat this week, to have a quick look at a new cafe opening on Oxford Road. Find Real Junk Food on Facebook.

Posted on: 9 September 2017 | 3:35 am

Cover Model – A Writer’s Life 10

A blast from the past in today’s video, but also a hint at things to come.

Posted on: 2 September 2017 | 12:07 pm

The Return Of The Dis From Brazil

I’ve been avoiding the Di-fest marking the twentieth anniversary of her death, but I just remembered this post I wrote back in 2008- The Dis From Brazil. Extrapolating from a conversation last night. There must have been enough genetic material to be swept up from the Parisian tunnel that someone could have got a decent […]

Posted on: 1 September 2017 | 10:21 am

A Writer’s Life 9 – Back In The Office

I went back to the John Rylands to do a bit of paper editing on Northern Gorehouse. Then I went for a wander around the building again.

Posted on: 24 August 2017 | 10:58 am

Recent Research Reading

A few articles that have been sitting in open tabs for too long, that I’ve finally got round to reading- During the 2008 financial crisis the theory emerged that certain companies, particularly financial institutions, were “too big to fail.” These firms were considered to be so large and entwined with other companies that their closure […]

Posted on: 23 August 2017 | 9:17 am