James hails originally from Yorkshire, England, having relocated with his family to Houston, Texas in 2010.
James' first novel, the intense psychological horror 'Flanagan' is to be published by Blood Bound Books in 2015/16. He has a second novel optioned and some of the short stories written for his anthology 'Blood & Kisses' are slated to be published in independent publications.
He has two feature screenplays under option (a Tarantino-esque crime caper and a family movie), and one under consideration with a production company via his UK agent (a terrifying horror).
James was commissioned in 2013 by Cab Enterprises/Productions to write a family-friendly, animated feature 'Manbug' which is currently attracting finance.
In 2014 James was writer for hire for Spectra Records on a biopic feature of Bob Marley. He also wrote the pilot and second episode of a sitcom for a Kenyan production company. In 2015, James wrote the faith-based family movie 'Church Mice'.
He also writes and directs short movies; winning Best Director in the 2013 Splatterfest competition and numerous REMI Awards at Houston's Worldfest Film Festival - 2012, 2014, 2015. In addition, he has two short films selected for screening in the 2015 Gulf Coast Film and Video festival.
In his spare time, James pens and performs stand-up comedy on the Houston comedy circuit. James' style is described as uncompromising, unique and entertaining; he combines highly original ideas with a brilliant vocabulary and effective story telling - in everything he creates, the story comes first!
His work does have a tendency towards the dark side - usually with a rich vein of humor - and there is usually a twist in the tale!
His creature novel PEDE is available now from Black Bed Sheet Books!