Daniel Parsons


Daniel Parsons lives in South Wales, UK, where he writes fast-paced fantasy and horror stories.

He has written seven books, including The Twisted Christmas Trilogy, The Necroville Series, The Canvas Chronicles and The Creative Business Series for authors. His books have sold in six countries and he has hit multiple Amazon bestseller lists.

His comedy zombie story, The Dead Woods, has received extensive acclaim on the story-sharing website Wattpad where it garnered over 35,000 reads across 70 countries and was named one of the site’s Top Zombie Stories as part of a campaign to promote Hollywood’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies movie.

To contact Daniel, sign up to his bi-monthly newsletter at www.danielparsonsbooks.com/sign-up/ or join his 90,000+ followers on Twitter by searching @DKParsonsWriter. He always loves to hear from readers.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
I'm currently editing the final book, The Wrath of Oberon, in my Twisted Christmas Trilogy.
Who are your favorite authors?
I'm a diverse reader so I couldn't really give a definitive answer on this one. Anthony Horowitz has always been a big inspiration to me. So are Terry Pratchett and Derek Landy. I wish I could write like this guys!
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Where to find Daniel Parsons online

Where to buy in print


Last Crawl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,330. Language: British English. Published: January 30, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When the undead attack during Milo Callaghan's first night at university, he and his new flatmates quickly discover a loophole in zombie nature: they can't see you if you're drunk. Like, seriously drunk. Will the gang escape the horde, or will their hilarious, drunken antics get them killed on the messiest bar crawl the world has ever seen?
The #ArtOfTwitter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,200. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social networking
In The #ArtOfTwitter, bestselling author Daniel Parsons explains how he grew 90,000 active followers and gained real-world influence using Twitter. With short, actionable steps, he demonstrates exactly how any creative professional can: 1) Understand social media, 2) Avoid common mistakes, 3) Build strong relationships, 4) Make every tweet a hit, 5) Implement a sustainable growth strategy.
Face of a Traitor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: British English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Thirteen-year-old Toby Thornton has only lived with his long-lost family a year but already cracks are forming in his happily ever after. His magical friend, Nicko, has vanished and Toby’s parents won’t let him investigate. Worse still, a shadowy mastermind is trying to resurrect Nicko’s deadliest enemy. Can Toby save the day a second time? Pick up this bleak fantasy adventure to find out!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,960. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
When a famine forces thirteen-year-old Blott to leave his village in search of food, he learns that the outside world is a never-ending canvas onto which he can paint life. Will Blott create a perfect world, or will he listen to the monster inside him and paint with darker colours? The fate of his people rests in the balance.
The Dead Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When a group of ex-students arrive at a zombie experience facility, it quickly becomes apparent that the undead actors are very good at what they do. Too good. Armed with only Nerf guns, the group quickly realise they'll need more than foam bullets and sandwiches to get through the night.
The Winter Freak Show
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
When orphan Toby Carter escapes a brutal workhouse at Christmas and joins a band of magical travellers, he finally thinks he’s found a family. Then everything falls apart. Kids are disappearing in Victorian London and all evidence points to his friends. On the run, Toby has two options: uncover the kidnapper or stand by as the rogue becomes unstoppable. Pick up this spellbinding adventure today!

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