Blood Sisters and Honourable Mentions

Bits and bobs of exciting news: I’m so delighted that Paula Guran has chosen to reprint my story, ‘From the Teeth of Strange Children’, in her forthcoming anthology, Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women. Scheduled for publication in May next year, this book is going to be a knock-out. (Not saying this because I’ve got…… Continue reading Blood Sisters and Honourable Mentions

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2013: The year that was…

It’s that time of year again, when the days are growing longer and hotter (though my Canadian instincts tell me they should be getting shorter and colder) and I’ve baked enough caramel and truffles to know that the Christmas holidays are here. 2013 has been a busy year, hence the complete falling away of updates…… Continue reading 2013: The year that was…

Palahniuk and Imaginarium and Giveaways (Oh my!)

It’s been more than a while since I’ve updated this site — sorry! Lecturing full-time and trying to finish my new book means that some things — namely this here website and my addiction to social media — have been on hiatus. If it’s a choice between writing words here and writing words in the…… Continue reading Palahniuk and Imaginarium and Giveaways (Oh my!)

Shadows Edge

Look what just arrived in the post! My contributor copy of Shadows Edge, which includes a ToC of most excellent writers of weird and/or horrific tales: Prologue: The Nineteenth Step Echoland by Joel Lane The Penury by Michael Cisco Tinder Row by Richard Gavin The Falling Dark by Daniel Mills The Old Church by Gary…… Continue reading Shadows Edge

Finally! My WFC Book Haul

So, when I was in Toronto for the World Fantasy Convention in November, I had to be Very Strict with myself. Luggage restrictions being what they are, I told myself that I would not buy more books than I could fit in my suitcase, which was already overladen with the stupid amount of clothes I…… Continue reading Finally! My WFC Book Haul

Mega-Catchup Post, Part One: WFC

Travel, writing, marking essays, launching Midnight and Moonshine, editing, applying for jobs… Any and all of these things explain my general lack of updatery lately. That’s no excuse, you say? True. True. So I shall endeavour to fill you all in on the events of the past month in a short series of Mega-Catchup Posts…… Continue reading Mega-Catchup Post, Part One: WFC

Chilling Tales 2

It’s not coming out for a while yet (2013), but Michael Kelly has posted the awesome ToC for Chilling Tales 2: In Words, Alas, Drown I, the all-Canadian horror anthology being published by EDGE. Gemma Files, Claude Lalumière, Simon Strantzas — and so many more amazing authors! I’m so delighted to have a story in…… Continue reading Chilling Tales 2

Chilling Snowglobes!

Great news! I’ve just sold ‘Snowglobes’, my latest creepy story, to Michael Kelly for the Chilling Tales 2: In Words, Alas, Drown I anthology! Hooray hooray hooray! The anthology is scheduled for publication in Autumn 2012 — erm, North American autumn, that is, not Australian, so it’ll come out at the end of next year.…… Continue reading Chilling Snowglobes!