Category Archives: Writing News, Updates, and New Fiction

The Latest Dirt from the Writing Trenches…

This post is a little delayed due to the ‘Great Aussie Facebook Ban Kerfuffle’, but In Melbourne, Stage 4 Lockdown 3.0 is done and dusted. This time it didn’t feel too bad, I mean five days is nothing when you’re … Continue reading

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Exciting News! A LITTLE STORY about a BIG IDEA for a new creative writing competition for Australia’s youth…

Anyone who knows me, knows I’m a staunch advocate for inspiring and elevating the literary voices of young writers. When my friend, Joe Novella (the ultimate ‘ideas man’), approached me with an awesome new concept he was eager to evolve, … Continue reading

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‘Coralesque and Other Tales to Disturb and Distract’ now available for preorders

Hello friends I’m delighted to announce that my publisher IFWG Publishing Australia has pulled the trigger on preorders for my forthcoming collection of dark and weird tales, Coralesque and Other Tales to Disturb and Distract. Coraelsque is being officially released … Continue reading

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Breaking News! Cover Reveal For My Short Story Collection…

I’m ridiculously excited to reveal the cover of my forthcoming short story collection to the world. Coralesque and Other Tales to Disturb and Distract is scheduled for worldwide release on 15th April 2021 through IFWG Publishing Australia. The book has … Continue reading

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September turned out to be a Horror-bly good month!

I’ll admit I’ve been feeling a little down on myself of late. Despite seemingly having all the time in the world due to Stage Four restrictions in Melbourne, I haven’t written any new words for weeks now. Covid and me…let’s … Continue reading

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August’s Bulletin from the Bunker

It’s Lockdown 3.0 here in Greater Melbourne, and as we conclude our first week of Stage 4 restrictions,  COVID-19 is once again messing with my creative output. I know I’m not alone. And I know quarantine impacts different people in … Continue reading

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Isolation Narrations: Thirty 30-word tales from me to you…(and why I love micro fiction).

I love playing around with micro fiction. I’ve been dabbling (and drabbling) in it for years. I enjoy the challenge of telling a story, portraying an emotion, or revealing the briefest snapshot in time, within the tight parameters micro stories … Continue reading

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Get ‘Infected’ with some great reads for a great cause…

When the going gets tough, the tough get writing…and reading…and rallying to help in a crisis. The literary community—especially horror writers—are renowned for their generous spirit (see what I did there?) when it comes to charity anthologies by respected publishers … Continue reading

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My Interview With ‘Voices From the Well’

I was recently interviewed by the lovely Tabatha Wood for ‘Voices From the Well’, a series of author interviews from the good folk at Things in the Well Publishing. Tabatha asked some great questions. She got me thinking about the … Continue reading

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‘Burning Love and Bleeding Hearts’ – Charity anthology for Australia’s bushfire relief turning love tropes on their heads.

Australia’s bushfire crisis has seen people from all over the world rally to the cause in the most generous and creative ways. Whether it’s donating money, time, or resources, people have stepped up, stepped out, doubled down, and dug deep…none … Continue reading

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