VANDAL drops

VANDAL drops

Vandal: Stories of Damage, dropped on Tuesday 21 Feb! Live launch to come but you can look at some of the Facebook Event activity here. Thank you to Crystal Lake Publishing, and to Team V: Aaron Dries and Kaaron Warren. And to all the readers and fans out there who are buying and raving about…

The Bridge Wins Ditmar Award for Best Novel

The Bridge Wins Ditmar Award for Best Novel

An incredible Conflux Weekend, culminating in being honored by the committee and voters with this wholly unexpected award. Grateful doesn’t begin to described it. I am totally floored. Congrats to all the finalists and winners, especially pals J.Ashley Smith (Best Novella) and the divine Kaaron Warren (Best Collection, Best Short Story). Aside from that, it…

Winter Haunts Workshop

Winter Haunts Workshop

I’ll be running a workshop called Writing Horror With Heart as part of Alex Davis’s Winter Haunts Event, on November 6, a day of panels, workshops and talks about ghosts and ghost stories and the supernatural. Hope to see you there!

In conversation with Alan Baxter, author of the Gulp, and the Fall, as part of Sydney Writers’ Festival

In conversation with Alan Baxter, author of the Gulp, and the Fall, as part of Sydney Writers’ Festival

Very excited about this event to be held at Merrigong Theatre Company as part of the SWF, live and local program. Alan and I will chat about his new book, The Fall, which is a wild weird cosmic horror set in the remote and deeply unpleasant town of Gulpepper. You can get an intro to…

New Gig at Australian Writers Centre

New Gig at Australian Writers Centre

I’m teaching a Creative Writing Stage 1 Course, and Novel Writing Essentials Course at AWC – just finished the first couple of rounds—and although it’s early days, I’m already loving it. Lots of keen students, a fantastic curriculum for all levels, really great support, and a very effective online learning platform—which is a big plus….