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Welcome Travelling Players

The Interlude House offers, for your delectation and delight, short vignettes from the life of D.P. Watt, a writer living in the bowels of England. Rifle through the Green Room, find out what Mr Punch has been up to, or perhaps send a Carrier Pigeon D.P. Watt’s way… Here are a couple of tales to try…   ‘Memento Mori’ at more »

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Darkly Haunting

NEW TITLE NEWS DARKLY HAUNTING Sarob Press is delighted to present a spooky quintet of all new and very different haunting tales by James Doig, Colin Insole, Rhys Hughes, Peter Holman and D.P. Watt. Ghost stories, black magic, delightful chills and strange happenings … Darkly Haunting is for those who like a pleasant, or perhaps rather unpleasant, shiver with their more »

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Embracing the Flame of Fire…

All is Full of Hell is printed! Order Enquiries: exoccidente@gmail.com  

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A couple of Reviews…

There are a couple of positive reports of my tale ‘Four Windows and a Door’ for Terror Tales of Cornwall, ed. Paul Finch, Telos, from Joe X Young at Ginger Nuts of Horror and D.F. Lewis at his Real-time Reviews

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Shirley Jackson Award Nomination

‘Almost Insentient, Almost Divine’ has been nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award for ‘Single-Author Collection’…

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All is Full of Hell

Coming soon… ALL IS FULL OF HELL A Panegyric for William Blake   Illustrated by Denis Forkas Kostromitin   Trefoil is the Grail of Perdition by Sebastian Montesi​​ ​ ​ ​ The Kings of Cobweb and Dandelion by Colin Insole​ Feast of Fire by Alcebiades Diniz Migue ​l​ ​ ​ Ghost of a Flea by Rhys Hugh ​​ es​ ​Shadow of Horror risen in more »

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Terror Tales of Cornwall

Coming soon… Terror Tales of Cornwall – Telos Publishing £12.99 Edited by Paul Finch Cornwall, England’s most scenic county: windswept moors, rugged cliffs and wild, foaming seas. But smugglers and wreckers once haunted its hidden coves, mermaid myths abound, pixie lore lingers, henges signal a pagan past, and fanged beasts stalk the ancient, overgrown lanes … An anthology of horror more »

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Podcast of ‘Memento Mori’

Tales to Terrify have done another podcast of one of my stories, ‘Memento Mori’. It is read by Jason Stubbs. It can be heard here: Tales to Terrify, 267, 10th March 2017

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Podcast of ‘The Condition’

Tales to Terrify have done a podcast of one of my older stories, ‘The Condition’. It is read by Alex Weinle who captures the mood perfectly. It can be heard here: Tales to Terrify, 251, 18th November 2016

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Adam Nevill’s Baker’s Dozen

Adam Nevill has selected a baker’s dozen of contemporary horror writers and their short stories that he has enjoyed. I’m delighted to report that he selected ‘Shallabalah’ as an ‘imaginative investigation into the grotesque and fascinating folklore of the British Isles’. Read all about it here…

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Stunning Review of AIAD…

Acep Hale reviews almost insentient, almost divine over at Lovecraft Ezine… He likes it!