New Dark Poetry Anthology : Beautiful Tragedies

From HellBound Books, Beautiful Tragedies: A Dark Poetry Anthology is now available, featuring a work by me entitled 'Virginia'. "Only through dark poetry can a tragedy become something truly beautiful.   "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." This phrase has origins dating back to ancient Greece, circa 300 BC; proving that some humans [...]


Jim Steinman’s Bat out of Hell @ Manchester Opera House

"Based on the most influential album of Jim Steinman’s storied collaboration with singer Meat Loaf, BAT OUT OF HELL is a romantic adventure about rebellious youth and passionate love against the backdrop of a post-cataclysmic city. Following Strat, who has fallen in love with the daughter of the despotic Falco, this new musical is a [...]

New Horror Anthology: Crossroards in the Dark II – Urban Legends.

Out now, my story 'The Whispering Tree' appears in Croosroads in the Dark II: Urban Legends, a new horror anthology by Burning Willow Press. The release also features work by C.C. Adams, David Owain Hughes, Alice J. Black and many other great horror writers. "32 tales…32 storytellers with a twisted mind to entice you. When [...]

Hybrid Moments: A Literary Tribute to the Misfits

There's still a few days left to contribute to the  Kickstarter campaign for Hybrid Moments: A literary Tribute to the Misfits, 'a collection of short stories inspired by the songs of the greatest horror punk band of all time'. By participating you can snag yourself limited edition copies of the book, due out in October, and a [...]

DVD Release for Tobe Hooper’s I’m Dangerous Tonight (1990)

I'm a massive Tobe Hooper, he is without question my favourite American genre director, I've seen all his movies, all, that is, except for 1990's I'm Dangerous Tonight. Based on a novella by crime writer Cornell Woolrich (1903-1968), this was a made for TV horror movie that aired on the USA Network on 8 August [...]

Tobe Hooper’s Big Floppy Disk

As part of their Never On Your Screens youtube series, Creation Originales have published part of a recent interview with Tobe Hooper, probably my favourite living American horror director, where he talks about a carnival-film project of his that unfortunately never got produced. Those who have seen Hooper's carnival set slasher, The Funhouse, will no [...]