Chris is an award-winning and Amazon bestselling author. His work has featured in books published by independent press, established magazines and renowned competition anthologies.

He has performed and spoken at many events, including the Bath Fringe Festival, the Bristol Festival of Literature, Chip LitFest, Flash Fiction Festival, New College LitFest, Small Stories and Talking Tales. He’s also undertaken presentations for many schools and colleges.

He runs a popular fiction writing blog that attracts over 300,000 visitors each year. He judges the To Hull And Back short story competition and publishes thousands of writers’ stories in support of charity via his flash fiction writing challenges. He also offers a critique and editing service that has helped many authors see their stories in print.
His book, How to Write a Short Story, Get Published and Make Money, has sold thousands of copies. It uses an honest teaching style that has been very well received. In the book, Chris uses his own published short stories as case studies, clearly showing how any advice given has been used in practice to achieve publishing success.

Due to the popularity of the book, Chris has started developing online writing courses that use the same teaching style.