Today is the Day of the Serpent

Back in the 1960s, many strange phenomena were reported. There was the Yeti, Bigfoot, and UFOs. But there was only one famous monster that was British – Nessie. And when I was eight we went on holiday to Scotland, which meant we had to go to Loch Ness. Unthinkable not...

What Lurks Within The Fortress of Ghosts?

A village-full of superstitious foreign folk. A mysterious castle in the woods. A mad scientist conducting bizarre experiments. A group of unwary tourists who really should know better… Sound familiar? I grew up watching movies with those ingredients, so for the...

What Would You Do About Shattered Dreams?

There is nothing quite like being in a rickety cabin, on the top of a mountain, during a raging storm, and there is something screaming just outside your door. It happened to me once and that was enough. I was working at a remote resort, where the only way in or out...

Have You Heard About The Cult of Ouroboros?

Almost anything can inspire a writer of supernatural fiction. A bleak landscape, an abandoned building, a snatch of overheard conversation. And sometimes all it takes is a single word. Ouroboros – a snake with its own tail in its mouth. It’s haunted me for...