Paul writes horror, sci-fi, ghost stories and strange fiction. His stories have been published by Comma Press and Greenteeth Press, who will also be publishing his debut short story collection, Tales From Badgers Crossing on May 20th 2022.

He also writes features on film, music and television, often with a nostalgic and humorous leaning. He has written nonfiction for the websites Den of Geek, Horrified, Folklore Thursday and World Geekly News and he had a regular column in Film Stories print magazine.

Please visit the Writing and Featured Work pages for examples of his written work.

To get in touch please visit the Contact page, or you can find him on Twitter most days under the username @paulychilds.

Tales From Badgers Crossing

Paul’s debut short story collection from Greenteeth Press – featuring an introduction from Fortean Times columnist and Frightful podcast host Peter Laws – is available to buy NOW.

Pop over to GreenteethPress.com to get your copy.

“Whimsical, charming and a little mysterious, Badger’s Crossing is a delightfully earnest conundrum of a town, and visitors should heed the warning- Be Careful How You Go.”

Gemma Amor
Bram Stoker Award nominated author of Dear Laura and Full Immersion

Other Print Publications

Strange Abrasions

A new collection of Thirteen Untold Horrors from Comma Press.

All the stories were born from Comma Press’s Horror Writing course in Spring 2021. Featuring Paul’s own tale Jasper as well as stories from his friends Andrew Lyall and Libby Harris and many, many more!

You can get your own copy of Strange Abrasions – available exclusively for Kindle – for only 99p here.

Tales To Survive The Stars

Greenteeth Press’s latest anthology, Tales To Survive The Stars, is now available to buy and features Paul’s brand new, original story called In Memoria Furem.

It’s a collection of science fiction short stories, poems and single-page comic strips in the Retro-Futurist style.

Think old school serial adventures like Flash Gordon or Buck Rogers, Dan Dare, Ray Guns, Flying Saucers, Little Green Men and so on.

Tales To Survive The Stars is on sale now and you can buy your copy here.

Horrifying Tales

In 2020 Paul took a look at one of the first stories he ever wrote and updated and expanded it.

The new version of The Conductor opens Greenteeth Press’s anthology, Horrifying Tales, a collection of fiction and poetry inspired by creepy children’s television of the 1970s and 1980s.

Horrifying Tales is on sale now and you can buy your copy here.