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The Cat and the Man Who Fell Apart

Are you sitting comfortably? Here is a short story about a cat and a man who falls apart. It’s called ‘The Cat and the Man Who Fell Apart’. I’m better at stories than titles.   The cover for this story was designed by Stef Lee from Access to Music as part of a competition I…

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Without Words

I overheard a conversation in the pub the other day, and I wanted to join in. But I didn’t because I wasn’t drunk enough to think they wouldn’t mind. So I wrote a short-story about it instead.   Without Words   Actually short-story might be a bit much. It’s less than 1000 words so I…

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The Boy Who Spoke to Stars

Here’s a sample of my first novel, published by Ghostwood Books later in 2015. If you’re either an aspiring writer or avid reader I suggest you check out their site. Their’s is a publishers run by good people.   The Boy Who Spoke to Stars   You can buy the book through any booksellers, and…

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This is Where We Dismantle the Oak

A short story about tree surgery, venison and rope swings.   PDF: This is Where We Dismantle the Oak   MOBI (Kindle): This is Where We Dismantle the Oak   Cover competition.   If you would like to design a cover for this short story please email your submission to awritercalledben@gmail.com by 1st June 2015….

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Teaser Trailer

My friend Billy Barrington made this cool video about the first chapter of my new book, The Boy Who Spoke to Stars.   Check it out with the sound up (but be warned, the end is kind of creepy)  

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