Downloads

This page has free downloads of my writing (and, occasionally, stuff by friends etc) that I am making available to promote my work. Do help yourself!

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With the exception of the very short story about illegal rendition In A Hot Place (which is copyright free, but see the end of the Ms.) these are for your personal use only and remain my copyright. Right click and ‘save as’ to download.
Bravo Books: A Brief Publishing History first appeared in a festchrift for the 70th birthday of the novelist and poet Barry Cole. It has also appeared on Martin Stannard’s late literary blog, Exultations And Difficulties.

In A Hot Place first appeared in the Evans anthology, Crime Stories, then across a full page in The Morning Star and the anthology Kapow! as well as online.

What If Shakespeare Were Alive Today? is a two page comic about how  comics and graphic novels work. I wrote it and John Clark (Brick) illustrated it. Page 1. Page 2. The story first appeared in the magazine, Tripod and was reprinted with an introduction in  English Drama Media Magazine. Look out for John’s graphic novel Depresso, coming soon. Sample pages here.

Jim’ll Fix It is from issue 6 of the Unicef comic All Children Have Rights, edited by John Clark, and is illustrated by John McCrea. Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. The issue was titled ‘No Secrets’.

2014 UKLA Young Adult Novel submissions, with notes on how they are narrated.

Flyer for my new and collected short stories, ‘Provenance’.