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Issue 250 of AntipodeanSF is live! You’ll find one of my stories in it too…

AntipodeanSF, helmed by Ion (Nuke) Newcombe, is an Australian speculative fiction institution. Fueled by Ion’s commitment and devotion to showcase the many diverse voices of the antipodean speculative fiction community, AntiSF, Australia’s longest running speculative fiction magazine, has acted as … Continue reading

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What I Read In 2018 …

If you’ve been following along for a while, you’ll know every January I give a wrap of books I read in the previous year. Some years the list is extensive; other years embarrassingly short. 2018’s reading list of thirty-one books … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Adventure This Christmas with ‘Curtis Creed & the Lore of the Ocean’

Books make the ideal Christmas gift. From picture books to biographies, crime thrillers to  cook books, there’s a book to appeal to every reader of every age of every taste. Books are economical, educational, and entertaining, and, as Stephen King … Continue reading

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Breach – Issue #9 is live and kicking (hard)!

Issue #9 of Breach is out now. The online magazine that showcases New Zealand and Australian authors and artists, features sci fi, horror and dark fantasy in all its short and twisted forms. Issue #9 features my poem ‘The Middle … Continue reading

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I’m heading down the NaNoWriMo rabbit hole this November. Want to join me?

You can’t edit what isn’t written. That’s why, this November I’m going down the NaNoWriMo rabbit hole to make some much-needed head way on my latest work in progress. For the uninitiated, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, the annual, … Continue reading

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My story ‘The Pedlar’ included in CSFG’s new anthology, A Hand of Knaves

I’m really pleased my first story sale of the year is to the CSFG for their upcoming anthology, A Hand of Knaves.  The theme is so much fun! The central premise, as explained by CSFG in their submission call is:  “Rogues, thieves, pirates … Continue reading

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My tale ‘Knock Knock’ in ‘Trickster’s Treat’s #1’

When OzHorror’s Steve Dillon put the submission call out recently for a new Halloween themed magazine, ‘Trickster’s Treats,’ how could I resist? Everyone knows I love horror as much as I love the challenge of flash fiction, so with only … Continue reading

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Contact2016 – It’s a Wrap

This post is a little later than planned but, you know, life … Over the Easter weekend I attended Contact in Brisbane. For those unfamiliar with the event it celebrated the 55th Australian National Speculative Fiction Convention (aka NatCon).  It … Continue reading

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What I Read In 2015

Normally I’m a voracious reader. Normally. But 2015 wasn’t really a normal year. It was a twelve month juggling act –  work, freelance obligations, family commitments, and completing a thesis for my Master’s Degree – which didn’t leave a whole … Continue reading

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Scribblings from the National Writers’ Conference 2015

Last weekend I attended the National Writers’ Conference, the two day flagship event of the Emerging Writers’ Festival, held at Melbourne’s Town Hall. The conference is held over Saturday and Sunday with a range of panels hosted by leaders in … Continue reading

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