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New Interview

In Uncategorized on October 18, 2012 at 10:44 am

Chris Andrews recently posted an interview with me about stepping up from short stories to novels – my answers being from the perspective of someone who’s currently clinging to the sheer face of that big step, trying to make it to the top.

Not Just Rockets and Robots

In Uncategorized on October 16, 2012 at 11:38 am

Not Just Rockets and Robots, the year one anthology from Daily Science Fiction is now for sale. 426,000 words, 871 pages – as they say, that’s about four novel’s worth of fiction. One humongous book, including my story “The Wishwriter’s Wife”, as well as a heap of other great stuff.


Write a Book in a Day Shortlist

In Uncategorized on October 4, 2012 at 10:00 pm

The Write-a-Book-in-a-Day contest entry that I participated in this year with the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild has been included in the shortlist for National Best Book in the Open category.

So what does all that mean? Well, it’s a bit of extra fun, and an excuse to talk some more about how the contest raises money for children’s hospitals around Australia, as well as being a great experience for the writers who participate.

You can find our story, and more about the contest, here.

The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2011 is out!

In Uncategorized on October 1, 2012 at 8:40 pm

Including my little story “The Wishwriter’s Wife”. See here.