What did you want to be?

When I was a child, I never really knew what I wanted to be once I was grown up, there was no particular job I wanted, didn’t think too much about it. However, now I look back, there were signs… When I was a young reader, I loved the ‘Little …

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‘Heard’ by @ZenaShapter, #Free #Story for #Halloween #FlashFiction

A crunch. Jules definitely heard a crunch. The air was chilled, and it moved, whooshing around and around. Had she left the ceiling fan on last night? Had Dave switched it on? She rolled over to drape her arm around him, but instead of his warm body her hand touched …

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Readers are reading #TowardsWhite – squee!

Hooray, readers are talking about Towards White – every author’s dream come true! Book Pics Thank you to these amazing readers who have sent me pics of them reading Towards White – I love these!!! Send me more!! Reviews Readers have also been kind enough to review Towards White to …

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Towards White Launched in Sydney!

I’m still taking it all in, but on Thursday night Towards White was launched by the amazing Joanne Anderton in Sydney. The biggest battle was getting my 12 year old son to wear jeans, not shorts, but after that everything went really well. The bookshop, Harry Hartog in Warringah Mall, …

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Waking Writer Interview about #TowardsWhite by @BernetaWrites

Today I’m over on the Waking Writer blog talking to Bernera L. Haynes about Towards White. Here’s the start of the interview: What is the biggest thing that people THINK they know about your subject/genre that isn’t so? I write science fiction and fantasy, and people (who don’t read it) …

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#Conflux13 – recounting a weekend of speculative fiction @conflux_sfcon

Every time I attend Conflux, Canberra’s annual speculative fiction convention, it’s different. The uniting theme is of course different and exciting (this year it was ‘Grimm Tales’), as are the guests of honour (this year we had Ellen Datlow, Angela Slatter, Meri Amber and as MC Kaaron Warren – all …

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Happy Release Day #TowardsWhite! Thank you @IFWGAustralia!

Today is the day, and I’m absolutely petrified/ so excited that ‘Towards White’ is finally released into the world! Readers might find/ There are so many reasons to read this book! Science Fiction It’s got a big idea at its heart that attempts to/ finally answers the oldest question of them …

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