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Ending the year with some writing

As we come to the end of another tumultuous year, I’m pleased to report that I’ve been making progress on my crime novel, using the wonderful feedback I received from Abigail Nathan from Bothersome Words, who did the manuscript assessment. … Continue reading

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Writing News

I’m pleased to report that after a few stops and restarts, I finally took the plunge and finished the first draft of my crime novel. Now the really hard work begins! I’m loving my characters and setting (Queanbeyan and the … Continue reading

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Best of 3: Australian crime fiction

Aussie crime fiction is some of the best in the world. I had the pleasure this week of profiling three of my favourite crime novels over at British author and script reader Lucy V Hay’s author website. Well, what are you … Continue reading

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A finished crappy first draft is better than an unfinished draft

“A finished crappy first draft is better than an unfinished draft” I read this in a meme on Facebook today. And so it is that I find myself with a finished first draft of my debut screenplay, Summer Solstice (working … Continue reading

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A good start to the new year

I read over my writing goals for 2016 and I’m pleased to report I’ve made some progress! I am going great guns on getting the first draft done of my first screenplay. I’m just about up to the third act, … Continue reading

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Chipping away, slowly, ever so slowly

The good news? I’m writing again! The bad news? I am sloth-like in my progress. But anything is better than nothing and keeping that screenplay tucked up in my head in its warmest, flannel pyjamas won’t get it any closer … Continue reading

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A lovely bunch of coconuts

What a lovely bunch of coconuts we are! The Australian speculative fiction scene is so friendly, encouraging and supportive – I had a blast over the weekend catching up with writers and readers I knew and meeting lots of lovely … Continue reading

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New Sun Rising published

I am a bit late to the party (where did June go???), but the charity anthology New Sun Rising: Stories for Japan is out now and available for download. In it you will find my story The Brewer’s Son, which … Continue reading

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Literary Mix Tapes: The Movie Project

Hello there. Wanna know something exciting? My story ‘Grey, Like Stone’, which appeared in Literary Mix Tapes: Nothing But Flowers, is being converted into a film script, along with nine other stories from the anthology. Joint ringmasters for the project, … Continue reading

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