A marvellous review!

I must admit: I don’t usually read reviews of my work. Positive or negative, the reviewers’ words have a way of sticking in my head, taking up space that should be dedicated to other words — words that will eventually become characters and plots and whole new stories I can send out into the world…… Continue reading A marvellous review!

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Praise for SONGS FOR DARK SEASONS

The countdown is on for the release of Songs for Dark Seasons! This part of the process is always anxciting: waiting for the book to be a real thing in the world while, at the same time, reviewers have ARCs and some lovely folks are starting to talk about it… Here are some beautiful blurbs…… Continue reading Praise for SONGS FOR DARK SEASONS

Songs for Dark Seasons: Out Soon!

Can’t believe it’s finally April (after the longest March in history) and the end of this month will bring Songs for Dark Seasons into the world at last! And LOOOOOOK at the gorgeous cover Vince Haig has made for it! It’s perfect. Pre-ordering info is here for those of you inclined to grab a copy…… Continue reading Songs for Dark Seasons: Out Soon!

Good News, Everybody!

GOOD NEWS, EVERYBODY! The wonderful folks at Ticonderoga will be publishing my collection — which was previously known as LITTLE DIGS, but now, with its new lease on life, is forevermore to be known as SONGS FOR DARK SEASONS — in April this year!! HOORAY!!!   Cover art to come (this pic is from an…… Continue reading Good News, Everybody!

So, it’s been a while…

How is it already November? Isn’t it still April? Nope, you’re right: it’s November. O.o High time I posted a little update about the goings-on around here, don’t you think? Like, the fact that several months ago (*February*cough*cough*) after Neil Gaiman’s latest book came out, I had my first piece published in The Atlantic, called…… Continue reading So, it’s been a while…

Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014

So happy to be able to announce that ‘Vox’ has been selected for the Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2014 — to be published in late October this year. The contents were released today, and here they are in alphabetical order: Alan Baxter, “Shadows of the Lonely Dead” [Suspended in Dusk] James Bradley, “The…… Continue reading Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014

Galactic Chat 62: In Which I Reply to Most Excellent Questions

Happy New Year, all! Hope you’ve had a safe and happy holiday season! Mine kicked off with an excellent interview with Seán Wright for Galactic Chat, in which we chat — amongst other things — about my forthcoming novel, Lament For the Afterlife (which is being published by CZP this year!), lush and poetic writing,…… Continue reading Galactic Chat 62: In Which I Reply to Most Excellent Questions

Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2012

Finally, I can announce that I’ve got TWO stories in the Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2012, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene. HOORAY!! It’s wonderful to see so many great authors in the ToC, which has just been released today: Joanne Anderton, “Tied To The Waste”, Tales Of Talisman R.J.Astruc, “The Cook…… Continue reading Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2012

Mega-Catchup Post, Part Three: Launches!

Midnight and Moonshine is now well and truly out in the wild! On November 30th, we had the World Launch up in Brisbane, at Avid Reader. The evening was sultry, the wine flowing, the bookshop filled with lovely, smiling, book-buying folks. Thanks, everyone, for coming! A very special thanks to Kate Eltham for her unbelievable…… Continue reading Mega-Catchup Post, Part Three: Launches!

Adelaide launch of Midnight and Moonshine

We had a fantastic World Launch of Midnight and Moonshine up in Brisbane at the end of November (post and pics to come!) and now it’s nearly time for the Otherworld Launch here in Adelaide! The otherworld launch will take place in Adelaide on Friday, December 14, 2012. Where? SA Writers’ Centre 2nd floor, 187…… Continue reading Adelaide launch of Midnight and Moonshine