Thrillercast episode 81 – Flawed protagonists

I used to post here every time a new episode of Thrillercast went up, but I’ve been a bit slack on that front lately. For anyone late to the party, Thrillercast is a podcast hosted by myself and fellow Gryphonwood author, David Wood. It’s a podcast all...

CSFG’s Write-a-Book-in-a-Day effort, 2013

I’m not personally involved in this project, but I am a proud member of the CSFG, so I’m sharing this on their behalf. Please support Paediatrics at the Canberra Hospital (PatCH) by sponsoring CSFG’s Write-a-Book-in-a-Day entry in 2013. Last year, through...

A Killer Among Demons in all its forms

Check out that sweet tome in my grubby paw. It’s my contributor copy of the fantastic anthology, A Killer Among Demons, which features my story, The Beat of a Pale Wing. I’m really proud to be in this book. I read the e-version while I was away a couple of...

Writers write – but fuck the rules

“If you want to be a writer, you have to write every day.” I bet you’ve read that before, right? I’ve seen it perpetuated so many times, and it really annoys me because it’s absolute bollocks. I bet it scares off many potential writers...

Pacific Rim – Peter Watts says it all

I was going to blog about the awesomeness that is Pacific Rim. Seriously, guys – giant robots smashing the shit out of giant kaiju! What is there not to love about that? I wanted to talk about the amazing effects, the reason it works even though it’s...