“Step Into the Fifth Dimension” is out!

Remember Twilight Zone™? It doesn’t matter whether they were the original series, the reruns, or the reboots. Were you freaked out by the strange things going on in those stories, too? Do you want to experience the same kind of thrill again? To let your imagination get even wilder? Step into the Fifth Dimension with me. Watch your step as you enter, or you won’t find your way out again. Available as a paperback here. The Kindle version is coming out later.Read more

Step Into the Fifth Dimension

Are you old enough to remember Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone™ series? Or maybe you watched the reruns and reboots. Weren’t they the weirdest experience? Either way, do you want to experience the same kind of thrill again? This time in the printed word, where your imagination can go even wilder? If you do, why don’t you step into the Fifth Dimension with me? Watch your step as you enter, or you may never find your way out again! Available on Amazon Kindle and as a paperback from mid-September.Read more


My Lovecraftian cosmic horror story “Black” has just been published in the anthology “Handmade Horror (Stories)”. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0992KBWZH It’s also available as a paperback here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1777781604Read more

Christmas is coming…

It’s never too early to start shopping for Christmas presents. For those who love reading, here are a couple of new books from the Whittlesey Wordsmiths to consider for your stocking fillers. If you’re an adult and like dark stories, we have a collection of dark, Christmas-themed stories for you. https://www.amazon.com/dp/1916892620 On the other hand, if you want something lighter and uplifting, there’s a book for children of all ages. https://www.amazon.com/dp/1916892639 Kindle versions will be available shortly.Read more


Yet another of my stories has been published. “Retsyo” is a tale of a terrible accident… or is it? https://www.amazon.com/dp/B098MVL3J5 It's also available as a paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B098WBJ7XHRead more


“Black”, another of my stories, will be published on the 2nd of September. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0992KBWZHRead more


“Retsyo”, another of my short stories, will be appearing in the following anthology on the 27th of August, 2021. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B098WBJ7XH It will be available at the following links, but you can already pre-order it: Paperback US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B098WBJ7XH Paperback UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B098WBJ7XH Kindle US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B098MVL3J5 Kindle UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B098MVL3J5 Other eBook platforms: https://books2read.com/u/bQJ0XZ Amazon has been known to take issue with books that aren’t published directly through them. So, they might show the paperback as out of stock for a short time. However, if this happens, you can find where it is in stock/or available for…Read more

Handling Rejections

As I’ve promised before, it’s time to talk about rejections. “Rejection” is a harsh word to hear when you’re a writer, even though it’s part of the process. It’s painful to get a rejection because it means that someone doesn’t like your writing for some reason. And it often doesn’t matter what the reason is, it still hurts! However, I’m becoming hardened to it. Or so I like to think. I’ve recently started compiling statistics on my submissions and rejections, and it makes for interesting reading. I’ve been sending out submissions for the…Read more