May 2018 Roundup

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It’s rare to have such good sunshine in May, but 2018 has been blessed with great weather so far. This has meant lots of time sitting outside reading while the dogs play, and lots of time thinking about writing which has helped me complete my writing goals. I did finally get Nige to bring himself […]

The Tiger Hunter

April 2018 Roundup

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April has been a good month, Not So Stories came out to lots of very lovely reviews and I got lots of writing time to edit more of my YA WIP. I didn’t get to finish my friend Nige’s script readthrough, though, as he pushed it to May. More on that next month. Writing I’ve […]

My Brother the Devil

March 2018 Roundup

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I’ve had a busy March, read five books, promoted Not So Stories out in April, shouted at the Oscar picks and had a blast at Follycon 2018. The Oscars held no real surprises with The Shape of Water as best picture and Three Billboards sweeping the acting roles. Darkest Hour also won best actor for […]

Goddess of the North – acquired by REUTS

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I’m delighted to announce my fantasy GODDESS OF THE NORTH has been acquired by @REUTSpub reuts.com/new-reuts-wint… DI Sara Nayar is not the bright young police detective she seems to be; she’s actually the Hindu goddess Saraswathi, living as a human after a dispute with her mother, the trickster goddess Mohini.  When a man is murdered at […]

Not So Stories Available to Preorder

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The short story anthology Not So Stories is available to preorder. Written by PoC as rebuttals to the original colonialist nostalgia, there are a wide variety of tales. I touched on the feeling of disconnect, how diaspora often feel they have no home in their current land, nor the land of their parents. From the foreword by […]

Not So Stories mentioned by Barnes & Noble

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Not so Stories is mentioned in the Barnes & Noble 95 Books Sci-Fi & Fantasy Editors Can’t Wait for You to Read in 2018. No So Stories, edited by David Thomas Moore (Abaddon, April 10) Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories – a fantastical and rich collection of children’s stories – was one of the first true […]

Story in No So Stories Anthology

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I have a story ‘Samsara’ coming out in the wonderfully titled Not So Stories by Abaddon Books, a diverse anthology written “in reaction” to Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories. A spokesperson for Abaddon Books said: “Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories was one of the first true children’s books in the English language, a timeless classic […]