Work In Progress

A DnD Inspired Novel

I've been playing a lot of Dungeons and Dragons lately, and I'm getting back into Critical Role, so it seems only natural that my brain has turned away from all the other half-finished things I have in my to-finish pile and is forcing this one on me. I've done a rough outline. I have some great characters, and I'm really excited to get this one down on (virtual) paper. Assuming life ever lets up enough… Read More

My First Stab at a Crime Novel – He He He

I'm taking a break from my work on the comedy Afterlife series so I can come back to it later with fresh eyes. In the meantime, I'm trying my hand at a crime novel with some speculative elements. Think the TV show Castle or Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch books but with a sci-fi twist. I'm also trying out some of the techniques Lisa Cron's book Story Genius (more here). Not all of it is for me,… Read More

Minor Gods and Broken Kayaks

The Knighton Corruption is now feature complete and off with my intrepid beta readers (hooray!) so I've begun work in earnest on my second novel, God but not Forgotten. It's the second of four loosely affiliated books in what I'm tentatively calling the Afterlife series. This one follows the trials and tribulations of a minor god, a cult leader and a down on his luck kayak enthusiast who doesn't even believe in the God nevermind the gods.… Read More

A Lovecraftian Horror Novella

So with A Series of Unfortunate Dereks out in the wild getting rejections left right and centre it is time to move on to the next thing. That next thing is a novella I wrote after reading the complete works of H.P. Lovecraft. It's my first time writing horror so it might take a little while to get right, but I think it certainly has a Lovecraftian feel to it* a mysterious death, a town gone… Read More

My Debut Novel

So what am I working on? Well I'm glad you asked! I'm currently going through the final revisions of my first novel A Series of Unfortunate Dereks. It is a comedy about a dimension-hopping murderer and the local government accountant who is out to stop him. Not convinced? Well how about I give you a sneak peak at the first scene see if that changes your mind? What am I working on? I'm glad you… Read More