My name is European P. Douglas (or just plain Rory McNeill if you know me) and I have started this blog to record how life is going for me in terms of writing and more importantly as a new father and with a wedding on the way in January 2014. My wife to be and I had a baby boy called Harrison at the end of April.
I have always written as a hobby but a few years ago when I was made redundant I decided to use the new free time I had to try to take writing more seriously. I completed a Diploma in Creative Writing, taught by Eileen Casey, and finished writing a novella that I had started a couple of years before. When I thought I was finished this I sent a copy to Helen Falconer, Author and Book reviewer for the Guardian newspaper. She gave me a detailed critique and I could see where my major weaknesses were. There were enough good points however that I was confident to go on with trying to become a published author.
Mystery Thriller Horror Novel.
In 1788 the infamous Thomas Olocher is finally caught and sentenced to death for a heinous string of violent murders in Dublin. Women would soon walk the streets again without fear. But on the night before his execution, Olocher takes his own life, unleashing an even darker monster to lurk the streets in his stead.
Witnesses can hardly describe the large black crea