Monthly Archives: February 2015

Sussex Tales – The Film?

Sussex Tales final cover 2nd ed smallSeveral people who have read Sussex Tales  have  been kind enough to tell me how much they loved the book – and go on to say how it would make  good TV.   Continue reading


One Size Fits All – Not…

jeansOne size fits all is such a common sale’s pitch  that we hardly notice it any more. Yet we all know that it really is not true.   Continue reading

Dead Water; Give Me These Moments; Leinster Gardens now on Pre-order

Three forthcoming Alchemy Press Titles available on pre-order!


Dead Water and Other Weird Tales  
David A Sutton

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Dub 2Give Me These Moments Back
Mike Chinn

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Leinster Gardens and Other Subtleties
Jan Edwards

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Give Me These Moments Back – Mike Chinn

Give Me These Moments Back, coming soon with Alchemy Press

Marking Time

writing editingI have always seen myself as a dyed-in-the-wool/seat-of-the-pants kind of writer and so, when I begin a new project, I will have an opening and an ending (of a kind that exists way over there in the dim distance), a rough notion of who is making the trip and vague notes on how they are going to get there. However – not unlike travelling the M6 – there are no end of things that can cause detours and delays between start and finish, and I am not averse to bumping off various characters for a bit of added tension! Continue reading

Mammoth Moriarty

Pd_Moriarty_by_Sidney_PagetI have just learned that my story  The Jamesian Conundrum has been accepted by the very excellent Maxim Jakubowski  for his Mammoth Book of Moriarty Adventures, due out in October 2015.

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Ms Magneto

Sat-nav-logo-1Some time ago Peter bought a tablet for use when out and about, and was commenting on the fiddly keypad for adding text.   Continue reading