This is a question I often ask myself when I go to see a film which is touted as a horror, but as I sit there zoning out within about twenty minutes, I realise I’ve been duped, yet again, as it is clearly science fiction…or is it? This debate raised its head again, not too … Continue reading Is it Sci-Fi or is it Horror? More to the Point, How do You Tell?
When I was asked to do an extra Into the Darkness show on Calon FM, to celebrate International Women’s Day back in March, the voices started arguing over who would be best served up for such a momentous occasion. Of course, there are many women deserving of mention, but being a horror themed show, I … Continue reading Horrifically Inspirational…Women of Horror
Cover Reveal for the third volume in the BONDS Series, which will be launched at The Darker Side of Fiction event in October. Everyone, meet BONDS RE-BOUND .........it's dark.....😈
Here at CASTLE MAC, Yose is excited to announce that we have signed a publishing deal with US publisher Crimson Cloak Publishing for the BONDS SERIES - woo hoo! 😎🍾. We couldn't be more excited!!
Many writers say they have been writing since they were a child, that they used to create plays and stories to entertain and amuse their family and friends, that they have never known a life when they didn’t write, that they can’t imagine a life where they don’t write. This isn’t the case for me, … Continue reading Do You Have a Dream?
Here at CASTLE MAC, we'd like to announce that the self-edit is complete. It's time to send BONDS RE-BOUND to the Beta readers🎉🍾
…you are feeling sleepy, very very sleepy…It may not be accurate, but I’m hoping you know where I am going with this? Hypnosis. One way of getting people to do your bidding, if the hacks are to be believed. Regardless of your view, it is a way to get a person to do/stop doing something … Continue reading Look Into My Eyes…
Wow, what a fantastic week I've just had at this year's Carnival of Words in Wrexham! There was a host of big named authors as well as fan favourites in the Murder Mystery and Historical Fiction Nights. First up for me was Phil Rickman, talking about his writing life and his books, which tend to … Continue reading What a Carnival…..of Words!
This weekend, Wales Comic Con celebrated its 10th birthday, with fans from all around the world swarming to meet their heroes and heroines. I have never seen the event so busy and full of life, fun and laughter - it was awesome. But Comic Con is not the only thing celebrating a momentous birthday this … Continue reading Wales Comic Con 10th Birthday
…or is it, dear reader? Would it not be best to “turn the other cheek”, “let sleeping dogs lie”, or just be the bigger person and walk away? Think of all the books, films, TV shows and stories based around revenge and then think about the ending and how it all turned out. Not well, … Continue reading Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold….