SERVED COLD wins Australian Shadows Award for Best Collected Work

Holy freaking shirtballs! I won another of these sweet demon head trophies. Last night the Australian Shadows Awards were announced. I was already stoked to be a finalists in two categories – one for Best Short Fiction for my story, “The Ocean Hushed the...

Awards eligibility post for 2019

We’re getting towards the pointy end of the year again (honestly, time is fleeting!) and it’s about now that I like to look back on published work for the year. It serves two purposes – one is a reminder for myself of what I’ve accomplished in...

Award nominations-arama!

Well, award season is on us and I have to say, I’m both stunned and ecstatic about the shortlists that are coming out. Australia has three national genre awards – the Aurealis Awards (covering Australian fantasy, sci-fi, and horror, and jury voted), the...

Award season is upon us!

Firstly, the Ditmar Awards are open for nominations as of right now. These are the fan-voted national genre awards here in Australia. Anyone “active in fandom” can vote for work they think worthy – that means if you’re a writer, reader, watcher...

Awards eligibility post 2018

It’s that time of year again when people start thinking about all the good stuff they’ve read in order to nominate their favourites for awards. And that means it’s time for us writers to remind everyone of all the good stuff we’ve had published...

Awards eligibility post 2017

It’ll be no surprise to regular readers that I’m a big fan of authors reminding everyone of what work they’ve produced in any given year. When it comes to awards season and editors considering work for their Year’s Best anthologies and so on,...