Debut novel The Lost Dark is now available through Amazon Kindle Smashwords and Kobo

Andy has an MA in Creative Writing at Nottingham Trent University.

He has a Certificate in Creative Writing from Nottingham University.

Active member of Derby Scribes writing group and Nottingham Writers’ Studio (NWS)

He has had several pieces published in anthologies, magazines and online:

Winner of the short story competition in Writers’ Forum Magazine: It’s all for Free. (#104 June 2010)

Second place in Writers’ Forum Magazine: Merry Go Round. (#114 May 2011)

The Lincolnshire Echo/Writing East Midlands ‘Echo Shorts’ : Holiday from Real(July 12th 2012)

The Derby Telegraph : Hopper(November 28th 2011)

The Derby Telegraph : It’s What We Leave Behind (November 4th 2011)

Published online with Swamp Writing: Disclosure (September 2011)

Short story with ClinicalityPress published online: She Loves Me. She Loves Me Not.(September 2011).

A short story commended by Why my wife’s dad doesn’t like me. (April 2011)

Two pieces of Nano Fiction commended in a Leaf Books anthology ‘POD’: Tiling a bathroom  and  I Wouldn’t Exactly say the Catfish Won But…(Sept 2011)

Five pieces of short fiction commended by and published August 2010

Two with in separate anthologies: Wild Boar and The Garden (Flash and Short)2010

Two with Leaf Books in separate anthologies. Better and Mosaic (Nano and Flash). 2009

A seriously short story (40 words) with (2009 online competition winner)

A story in the Derby Evening Telegraph: Falling into Heaven (Short)2001.

Andy is an active member of the writing community, running writing groups, workshops and mentoring

He is an avid games developer with many projects in development.


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