Writing

A selection of published writing with links where applicable. I’ll try and keep this up to date, but there’s inevitably something I did and then forgot about, or still in progress and which doesn’t seem fair to mention as yet…

BOOKS

WE ARE THE MARTIANS: The Legacy of Nigel Kneale
Edited by Neil Snowdon (who also wrote the foreword and conducted interviews), and with an Introduction by Mark Gatiss, this landmark book features contributions from: Stephen R. Bissette, Ramsey Campbell, Mark Chadbourn, Joe Dante, Jeremy Dyson, Tony Earnshaw, Mark Gatiss, Kier-La Janisse, Judith Kerr, Stephen Laws, Tim Lucas, Maura McHugh, Mark Morris, Kim Newman, Thana Niveau, David Pirie, John Llewellyn Probert, Jonathan Rigby, Lynda E. Rucker, Richard Harland Smith, David Sutton, Stephen Volk, and Jez Winship.

ESSAYS & ARTICLES

SCENES: “I am the resurrection”, Dracula: Prince Of Darkness (1966)
Entry in the ‘Scenes’ series for Diabolique in which contributors deep-dive on single scenes from movies that mean a lot to them.

In the House of Wounds Fabulous Beasts Sing Their Sadness Deep…
A conversation between three of the UK’s finest writers of Uncanny fiction, Laura Mauro, Priya Sharma, and Georgina Bruce.

Scenes: The Hunger (1983), Opening Sequence
Opening salvo in an ongoing series for Diabolique in which they invite writers to go deep on the scenes in movies that mean the most to them.

A Dark and Disturbing Tale of Terror: The Cremator (Spalovac mrtvol, 1969)
In depth look at the Czech New Wave classic, and it’s new Blu-Ray release from Second Run.

Fear Magazine Oct 2016. ‘Wings’ An Interview with World Fantasy Award Winning Author, Angela Slatter

Video Watchdog Issue #180 ‘Bringing the Perfect Picture Home’
Further interviews with James White and David Mackenzie about the art and sceience of Restoration, Encoding, and Mastering

Video Watchdog Issue #179 ‘Arrow Films & Video, Aiming for a Bullseye in America’

Arrow Films Special: An interview with Head of Arrow Video, Francesco Simeoni

Arrow Films Special: An interview with Head of Restoration, James White

Arrow Films Special: An interview with Producer, Editor and Writer, Michael Brooke

‘It was 20 years ago today… or thereabouts.’ An Interview With Richard Laymon

Rue Morgue Magazine Issue #150 ‘Spiritual Crisis: Kim Newman and AN ENGLISH GHOST STORY

From Out Of The Shadows
Programme notes for a short festival of Gothic Horror I programmed at the Little Theatre Cinema in Bath

FICTION

Dad

Lamashtu’s Child

Moondance

The Hollow Hill

AUDIO DRAMA & DOCUMENTARY

Beneath Our Very Boots

The Scream

A Vision In Red

David The Duck-footed Boy

SCREENPLAYS

Black Snow

The Cat Who Said Wong

Trigger Finger