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Latest News:

February 8th, 2017

Miseryland is published via Deadlights magazine/Shotgun Stories, on the 17th of the month.

It’s a departure from my usual output – Think DOOM meets Disneyland.

Hell, I’d go! 

Links to follow on the 17th.

January 31st, 2017.

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Beige was selected for the Feel The Reel International Film Festival, Glasgow. Screenings take place during the first week of February.

January 22nd, 2017

My work continues to gain momentum – more news as and when.

Support from regional media continues. Thanks to The Sentinel and Richard Ault, for featuring me in January’sStaffordshire Life.

January 10th, 2017


Thrilled to announce that “Beige” is to be performed by One Night Stand Theatre, next month, in Aurora, Colorado.

December 13th, 2016

It gives me great pride to announce that my playwriting book, “The Dead Stage”, is to be published by Crystal Lake Publishing in 2018.
The book details my journey as a playwright, offers tips from industry experts, and finishes with a collection of my plays. It’s a must read for aspiring playwrights and theatre fans alike!
I started the year with clear goals in mind, and to be published by Crystal Lake was one of them. My thanks to Joe Mynhardt for his belief in the project.
Once again, thanks to Debbie McAndrew, Catherine Lord, Blackshaw, London Horror Festival, Katy Lou, Tom Slatter, Jill Young, Matthew Spence, and everyone else who has supported my work as a playwright, or contributed feedback on my scripts.

A great way to sign off from 2016!

November 29th, 2016


Beige was well received at The Five Lamps Film Festival.

November 24th, 2016

I talk to Midland Movies about my career to date, Beige, andThe Legend of the Chained Oak.

November 22nd, 2016

The Journal of Tiffany Poulter was accepted for publication. The story will appear in The Spectral book of Horror Volume 5, next Autumn.

It will join poems: Mortem Praeteriti (Death of the Past) – Spring 2017, The Spectral Book of Horror Vol 4, and
Mo Jikangai (Outside the time) – Autumn 2017, The Spectral Book of Horror Vol 5

November 7th, 2016


Dan delivered a series of workshops at the primary school he attended as a boy.

For a full write-up of the day visit HERE.

October 28th, 2016

The Underclass has been accepted by my agent. Work begins in earnest to source a potential publisher.

Many thanks to all who gave their time to test read.

Beige, the latest short film that I am involved with, has been selected as part of next months Five Lamps Film Festival.
Congratulations to Kelly Teh, Hayley-Marie Axe, and the rest of the cast/crew.

The official film poster for Beige is unveiled.


Beige was adapted into a short screenplay at the request of London director, Kelly Teh.

Expect to see it at various festivals worldwide during 2017.

Work continues in earnest on my playwriting project, and I have already secured a wealth of industry talent who have agreed to be interviewed for the book.

Expect more news towards the end of the year.

October 23rd, 2016

The Release Of Theodore Marlow has been published by Off The Wall Plays. You can purchase performance rights HERE.

Expect confirmation on a book regarding my playwriting experiences, soon.

October 15th, 2016.

The Haul is published by Heartland Plays. Read a sample and purchase performance rights HERE.

October 11th, 2016.

Cotton Face, and Heunco Mundo will appear in The Spectral Book of Horror Volume 3, published this Halloween courtesy of Spectral Press.


This is an anthology that I have wanted to appear in since I first began writing professionally. I have also submitted pieces for volumes 4 & 5.

October 9th, 2016.

Check out my guest post on Confessions of a Reviewer, where I discuss the books that helped shape my love for writing.

Thanks to Nev Murray. Read it in full HERE

October 6th, 2016.

After much positive feedback from my team of Beta readers, The Underclass has been passed to my agent, Cherry Weiner.

More news as and when…

September 23rd, 2016.

The second novel was passed to my team of beta readers for feedback.

More news as and when available.

September 21st, 2016

Read what Horror Metal Sounds thought about Neverlight HERE.

September 17th, 2016.

“Place The Play” was published on the Horror Writers Association website as part of their permanent Writing Tips section.

You can read it in full HERE.

September 15th, 2016.

“Kiln” featured in the Autumn edition of Looky Bags, a quarterly bagzine that went out across Staffordshire. The issue was a City Of Culture Special.

“We Are A City of Creativity And Culture” was published in the Autumn issue of Pubzine.

September 12th, 2016

The Sentinel featured Dan Weatherer in their Cover Storysection of the newspaper. Read it in full HERE.

July, 2016.

“Points” was performed as part of the Speak Out scratch night, B-Arts, Stoke on Trent.

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