I’m Writing To Save Children. Want To Help Out Too?!!

For the last five years, I’ve wrangled a team of writers from the pool of awesome talent that is the Northern Beaches Writers’ Group to compete in the annual Write-a-Book-in-a-Day challenge and raise money for The Kids’ Cancer Project. This year was as much of a challenge as ever, but …

Continue reading

Cover Reveal: Towards White. Thank you @IFWGAustralia

Wow, I love the cover for my upcoming sci fi mystery ‘Towards White’, so couldn’t wait to share it with you! Thank you so much to my publisher IFWG and their amazing designer Elizabeth Lang! Due out this September/October. More updates to follow. Squee!

Continue reading

‘Dead of Night’ Wins @AustHorror Australian Shadows Award + Book Launch Photos

Congratulations to the Australian Horror Writers’ Association and Shane Jiraiya Cummings for winning the 2016 Australian Shadows Award for Best Edited Work with ‘Dead of Night: The Best of Midnight Echo Magazine‘. Woo hoo! The collection includes my story ‘Darker’. I’m particularly chuffed because the year ‘Darker’ was first published …

Continue reading

Lots of books are here!

Lots of books arrived this week! My print copy of the Sci Phi Journal collection arrived, which I can’t wait to read cover to cover. It includes my story ‘Let the Tempest Hold Me Down‘, which was published in this Hugo-nominated journal last year. My story tells the tale of …

Continue reading

2017 Ditmar Awards – Nominations Open!

For anyone who doesn’t know, the Ditmar Awards celebrate achievements by Australians in speculative fiction writing. Nominations for the awards are currently open and can be made by anyone who (a) has been to a recent speculative fiction convention / event OR (b) is otherwise active in the speculative fiction …

Continue reading

Thank you, 2016!

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope that 2017 is all you want it to be and more. Many people are saying they’re glad to see the back of 2016. For me it was the same as every year… If life is a mountain we must climb, I see each year …

Continue reading

I’ve signed with the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York! Woo hoo!

It’s official – I’ve signed with the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York! Woo hoo! My agent is the fantastic Cameron McClure, who already has me editing manuscripts, conjuring up new stories and writing up a storm. It’s an honour to be working with such a professional, talented and …

Continue reading