I established Drop Hammer Publishing(DHP) in 2019 but have
been developing the idea since 2017.
When I first decided to self-publish my short stories, I soon realised that regardless of the platform I
used, I would not be listed as the publisher if I did not own the ISBNs.
I initially thought of simply purchasing ISBNs under my own name.
I was thinking too small.
If I was going to make a business out of my writing, I should look at it as an actual
Thankfully, I have a qualification in Business Administration.
At the moment, DHP will publish the following types of fiction: horror, dark fiction, speculative fiction,
sci-fi, psychological thriller, action/adventure, lesfic with the inclusion of one or more of the above elements.
DHP will concentrate primarily on the publication of short story collections, novelettes, and
In time, I would like to help other writers in minority groups such as my own (LGBT and disability), to have
more of a voice. There are hundreds of people out their with wonderful stories to tell, but who may not be able to express themselves, or do not know how to go about getting their writing out into
the world. I would be very proud if DHP could help with that one day.
In the future, I would like to establish a speculative fiction magazine for new