I went to France and Barcelona in May 2019. It was the first time I’d been to Europe, and I had a really great time. Our itinerary was to stay Lyon for three nights, then take a road trip to Barcelona. The lead up to the trip was super busy, and the organising was super complicated […]
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Tell us a little bit about yourself and your latest story? Hiya. I’m Claire. I’m an author of speculative fiction and non-fiction. I won the 2017 Rocky Wood Award for Non-Fiction and Criticism for ‘The Body Horror Book,’ which I produced, edited, and co-wrote. I work for the government, which…
I don’t feel excited about Australia day. There’s heaps about Australia that I love, especially the home of the Yugambeh-Bundjalung people, but when I think about what it was like before my ancestors turned up, I long for that place I never saw. Food was everywhere. Oysters, berries, nuts and animals. Imagine that, just being […]
I love writing for We Are Gold Coast. They recently published my article about getting prepared for storms, for which I interviewed QFES. I loved that they said ‘be creative’ in the brief, so I could describe how the day changes, when a storm begins. Here’s the link if you’d like to read the article, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
This week I’ve been Writer of the Week on the Let’s Talk Writing Facebook group. It’s a friendly group. If you’re looking for an online venue to chat about writing, I recommend it!