Author of the books The Trapdoor to Halloween & The Trapdoor to Murder, both collections of short stories, the latter being a recent ebook collection available on Amazon. Martin has won a short screenplay competition in 2007 with 'Life gets you down', the finished film premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Finalist 2018 with Mind Screw at The Golden Script competition. Finalist Crimson Screen film festival 2019. Royal Wolf Screenplay comp, short script winner May 2019 & May 2020. Best International short screenplay 2019 Oregon Scream Week Festival. Thing in the basement festival best int short screenplay Washington 2020, Short Close up Comp 2020 Best Int Short screenplay.