Oz Comic-Con September 29 and 30

Stocked up! It’s less than a month until Oz Comic-Con in Sydney (Sept. 29 & 30) and I’m ready to rock. I’ll have loads of the ALEX CAINE trilogy ($20 each or all 3 for $50!), loads of HIDDEN CITY and CROW SHINE ($20 each), and loads of MANIFEST RECALL ($15 each)....

A little piece to camera

I was kindly invited by the Sydney Mechanic’s School of Arts to do a little piece to camera about my books and writing in general. Kindly hosted by Dymocks in Wollongong, it’s only a few minutes long and it’s on YouTube...

“Bodies of Evidence” up at Starship Sofa

Another of my stories has been narrated as a podcast. This time it’s “Bodies of Evidence” from the In Your Face anthology published last year by Fablecroft. It’s one of my rarer forays into science-fiction, this one a cyberpunk exploration of...

Seven B&W photos of my life.

I don’t often join in with the memes and stuff that fly around social media, but this one caught my eye, so I decided to have a go. The premise was elegant and simple: Seven days. Seven B&W photos of my life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new...

Ten Commandments for Writers

This is something I wrote mainly for myself, as a kind of credo to keep me sane. Then I thought that maybe others would like it, so I made it into an image and shared it through my social media accounts. Now I’m putting it here for safe-keeping. The original...

An Audience with Datlow and Dann

This last weekend I went down to the Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum in Beechworth. I could just leave it there, I know, but I went for a special reason. Asylum Ghost Tour owners and Asylum folk, Geoff and Dawn Brown, had organised an audience with Ellen Datlow and Jack...