Overeager Beginning, Ranty Ending

2018 has been busy with creative stuff. I edited Midnight Echo 13 with Paul Mannering and Isobel Blackthorn and very much enjoyed that. There’s some great work coming out in the magazine, so be sure to grab a copy when it’s published. I’ve also written two novellas this year: Gnarler and BabyDoll 2020. Gnarler is […]

Lost Property

This weekend I’m in Canberra for the Conflux Science Fiction convention. Tomorrow I’m attending a book launch for A HAND OF KNAVES, in which I have a short story called “Lost Property.” If you’d like to buy a copy head here. Here’s a glimpse of my story… LOST PROPERTY Rosemary Watson watches from the lofty heights […]

Her Quail Cuteness

It’s Rover at home. Such a cosy quail! This is my latest upload to RedBubble, because I think she’s too cute to not share. Installation by Jazz and photography & editing by Leni.

Story Sale: Polymer Island, and other writing news.

Yesterday Kaleidotrope got in touch to say they’d like to publish my dark science fiction story “Polymer Island.” Yay. The story is an old-school science fiction piece about a researcher, Dr Majella Lawson, on a military expedition to explore a new island. She hopes to fulfil her dream of discovering rapidly adapting lifeforms, but instead […]

Springbrook Camping and Bushwalking

I had a great weekend at Springbrook with Jo, camping and walking. It was chilly, wet, green, and beautiful! The sun made brief appearances, while much water rose into and fell from the sky, as seen in Jo’s panorama from Best of All Lookout. The pic below is from behind one of the waterfalls on […]