About Ro

I’m a writer of science fiction and fantasy short stories, as well as many, many unfinished novels. Here I review things and talk about writing, amongst other things.

I love the unloved, the speculative, and the angsty.

Some of what I’ve written has actually been published…


  • Just Me‘, Underland Arcana
  • Homely Magic‘, Distant Shore Publishing
  • ‘The Twelfth Day’, reprinted in The Fox Spirit Book of Love
  • ‘The Runaway King’, in Missing Monarchs from Fox Spirit Books
  • ‘The Twelfth Day’, in Hub, Issue 135
  • ‘The Harvest of the Machines’ – in Hub, Issue 72
  • ‘Bereavement’ – in Hub, Issue 40
  • ‘The Window Within My Window’ – in Behind the Wainscot, Issue 6: Windows
  • ‘Lorry’s Death’ – Broadcast on Radio Ryedale, 2004, 2nd Runner Up, Radio Ryedale Short Story Competition


  • ‘Remembering Margaret Cavendish’, reprinted in the award-winning Speculative 2012
  • ‘Tron: Legacy’ – in Hub, Issue 143
  • ‘Coming to Terms with the End of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Part II – Epic: Homer, Virgil, and Tolkien’ – in Hub, Issue 141
  • ‘Coming to Terms with the End of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Part I – King and the Modernists’ – in Hub, Issue 137
  • ‘Nekropolis’ – in Hub, Issue 136
  • ‘On Being Scully, and SyFy’s new series, Haven‘ – in Hub, Issue 126
  • The Incredible Hulk Season Three DVD Box Set’ – in Hub, Issue 89
  • The Incredible Hulk Season Two DVD Box Set’ – in Hub, Issue 80
  • The Incredible Hulk Season One DVD Box Set’ – in Hub, Issue 73

Some nice reviews I’ve had:
The Fix reviews ‘Harvest of the Machines’
The Fix reviews ‘Bereavement’

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