Ian Woodhead


Ian Woodhead is just past the age of forty. He lives in the north of England and is married to a wonderful woman. He has forgotten how many children he has. He had been writing for nearly twenty years but has only just gained the confidence to start showing his work. Ian finds it a little creepy writing about himself in the third person.

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Woven in Blood - the sample
Price: Free! Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(3.00 from 1 review)
The two remaining vampire clans almost destroyed the world. They fought to a stalemate, their human food source almost died out. Their wizards forced them into hibernation to preserve their race, hoping that the remaining humans would survive to repopulate the lands. Time moved on, the vampires passed into legend until finally forgotten. The ancient monsters have now returned. War approaches.
Very Dead Dolls
Price: Free! Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Sharon wasn’t liked, bullied by her brother, ignored by her parents and picked on by the other kids. She didn’t care as Sharon had her own special friends, her dolls loved her and she loved them back. If only they wouldn’t stop breaking. The heads fell off, glue and stitching didn’t keep them together. Perhaps she ought to stop using heads from road kill or pieces from dead pets.
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Julie’s husband brings his new workmate home, she can’t wait to get rid of him. What a weird looking creep, she felt his hot gaze on her every time she moved. When her husband casually announces plans to take her and the creep to a new Indian restaurant, she blows her top but in the end bows to his pressure. She soon discovers to her terror that Mark has friends waiting for them
Life Reflections
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Daisy's boyfriend has run off with another girl, or so the rumour went. She and her friends intended to find the truth. Their journey led them a large abandoned house believed to be haunted. They suddenly they find that their very lives, maybe even their souls are in danger. Can they solve the mystery of the house and avoid the ghosts from the past before it’s too late?
To be Loved
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
Everybody in the whole Roman empire hated him. He couldn't understand why. All he wanted was someone to love him. They didn't even have to be human, which was fortunate.
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
Nobody would believe David that he saw lumps moving along the living room walls. Perhaps that was for the best, who knew how the lumps would react if somebody else saw them.
Crimson Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.39 from 18 reviews)
Ellie was about to get more than she bargained for when she wandered downstairs in the middle of the night.
It's the Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.10 from 10 reviews)
Gareth's brother was very mean to him. He wanted his brother dead. Perhaps he asked for too much?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.58 from 24 reviews)
Everybody over the age of forty is dying of a fungal disease, the older generation will soon be no more. Not everyone thinks this is a tragedy. Alistair's Mother is an inhuman, brutal monster. Now Mother, like the others is infected and he revells in her pain and suffering, pennance for the years of abuse at her hands. But Mother is not like the others, she isn't ready to die.

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  • DAME DEMISE on Sep. 19, 2010

    Very enjoyable Stuart. I wonder how many grannies are really like her! I bet there's a few.
  • The Deck Chair Arranger on Sep. 19, 2010

    Ha! Very enjoyable sir. I shall steer clear of cliffs from now on.
  • Yardwork on Sep. 20, 2010

    What a good message for abusive fathers the world over. Sort yourself out or risk becoming garbage! Cool story, more please.
  • Dark Bites(R): Part 1 - Windy City of the Dead on Sep. 21, 2010

    Thanks Robert for upload one rip-roaring, roller-coaster, heart wrenching story.
  • Bunnies on Sep. 21, 2010

    A great little story there. Thanks for sharing.
  • Stay Dead: A Day With The Dead on Sep. 21, 2010

    Short but sweet. Keep drinking the coffee and keep writing.
  • Smashwords Book Marketing Guide on Sep. 23, 2010
    (no rating)
    Thanks for the tips Mark. The book helped a lot but perhaps you may want to revise it as the Ebooks Just Published site appears to have died.
  • Tom Meets the Devil on Sep. 25, 2010

    Very enjoyable Mark, thanks for uploading the story. Tom really should have avoided those woods.
  • Sid Valentine on Sep. 25, 2010

    Thanks for that R. Great story, I really enjoyed it and now I know where all the love has gone.
  • The Seed on Sep. 25, 2010

    Nice story Steve. Short, but at least I know where young trees come from!
  • Mastering Id on Sep. 29, 2010

    Cool story JD. I don't suppose you thought of writing a sequel?
  • It Lives In Dark Places on Oct. 09, 2010

    ery enjoyable sir. Good pacing and tight prose. More please.
  • Gargoyle Grotesque on Oct. 13, 2010

    Two full on bloody, gory shockers from a true word master. Keep em coming.
  • We Don’t Plummet Out of the Sky Anymore on Oct. 14, 2010

    An enjoyable story, reminiscent of a PK Dick tale.
  • The Dead Don't Speak on Dec. 01, 2010

    Very enjoyable Bridget. After that short but gruesome story, I shall have to read your other work.