Tuesday Toot – Martin Livings

Tuesday Toot is a semi-regular feature here at The Word. An invite-only series of short posts where writers, editors, booksellers and other creatives have been asked to share their stuff and toot their own horn. It’s hard to be seen in the digital morass and...

The Darkest Shade Of Grey Episode 1 now published online

I’ve been very excited about this one for a while. My novelette, The Darkest Shade Of Grey, is finally published. At least, Episode 1 is now up. It’s being serialised over four weeks at The Red Penny Papers. Firstly, check out this sweet cover, by awesome...

Mythic Resonance is out now, featuring a story from me

Mythic Resonance is The Specusphere’s first printed publication. It is an anthology of speculative fiction short stories by Australian writers following the theme of myths and legends. I’m proud to say that my story, The Everywhere And The Always, is...

Backing it up, old school

I mentioned in a previous post recently that I’d been using modern technology to help me keep my work safe. The beauty of Print On Demand technology is that we can produce a single volume without any great effort or expense. The downside to this is the...

Online Spec-Fic magazines you should be reading

So I mentioned in my post a few days ago, where I gushed about my love of online magazines, that I would post a follow-up where I list some of the best ones. Here we go then. Please note that this is just a taster based on my own reading habits and by no means...