The written fight tournament – the Results!

So last week, to help promote my new ebook, Write The Fight Right, I set up a contest, where I asked people to write a 500 word or less fight scene and the top three would get prizes. I got a lot of entries – thanks to everyone that had a stab. There were all...

Best Australian Blogs 2011 Competition

This very blog has been nominated for the Best Australian Blogs 2011 Competition, run by the Sydney Writers’ Centre. There’s a lot of blogs in the running, but if you could see your way to dropping me a vote in the Peoples’ Choice Award, that would...

So many free books, mine and others’ – link-a-rama!

I thought I’d combine a few things into one post, as there seems to be a plethora of free book offers happening at the moment. My own books are available all over the place, but lots of other great books too. So here’s a kind of digest list of everything...

The written fight tournament – Begin!

My friend Gary Kemble came up with this idea and it’s a good one. Now that I’ve finally made my short ebook about writing fight scenes available, Gary suggested I run a written fight scene competition here on my blog. He actually said: “You should...

Write what you want to read

You may remember that Book Lover’s Club on Facebook published a really great review of RealmShift recently and, as part of the subsequent promotion, ran a contest to win a signed copy of the book. They asked people to suggest topics for me to blog about and the...

Christmas shopping solved by SpecFaction NSW

Thanks to the amazing generosity of many people within our local speculative fiction community – SpecFaction NSW are hosting a fundraising Ebay auction. You can bid on an original print from Scott Westerfield’s Leviathan or a bundle of autographed fantasy, science...