List: Six Essential Elements Of A Shark Movie

This was written for the launch day of the website World Geekly News on 14th August 2018. I had recently seen The Meg and it seemed like a good idea at the time. I enjoyed writing it, and it was a bit of silly fun so I hope you enjoy it. Read it here

Article: Revisiting a Classic Fighting Fantasy Book

Written for Den of Geek in 2018. In a semi-successful attempt to prove that the pen is mightier than the sword I picked up pencil, paper and a bunch of spooky skeleton dice to tackle the Fighting Fantasy classic Deathtrap Dungeon for the first time in over 30 years. Read it here

Short Story: Cloakroom Duty

Partly based on real events I experienced when I was a teenager (the non-supernatural parts), this M.R. James inspired ghost story was written to celebrate the first-ever reunion of Lodge Park School’s Class of 1991. Read it here

Film Retrospective: Looking Back at Stay Tuned

Written for Den of Geek in 2018, this article, looking back at the 1990s satire Stay Tuned, marked my first serious film research for a written piece, using references far more reliable than Google, Wikipedia and my OK-ish memory. Read it here

List: Public Information Films from the 70s and 80s

The second of two lists I wrote for Den of Geek on one of my favourite topics, the more-than-a-little-bit disturbing safety films produced by the Central Office of Information during the 1970s and 1980s. This article employs a humorous and nostalgic take on a serious subject. Read It Here

Short Story: The Conductor

One of my very early attempts at fiction, The Conductor was originally written for a Den of Geek horror story competition entitled Den of Eek: Urban Legends in 2013. It didn’t win that particular contest but I didn’t give up and submitted it to a yearly tribute to Scream! comic called Hallowscream, who accepted and …

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