What a year! We started with massive bushfires, then we had floods in some parts of the country and now the whole world has Covid-19 Sounds like the start for a dystopian novel, doesn’t it? But it’s real. However, being a writer and reader, I can take this lock-down opportunity to do more of what […]

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A Decopunk Christmas

Just a little something I wrote… (with apologies to Irving Berlin)     I’m dreaming of a chrome Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the world is shiny, and no-one’s whiney And everything is Art Deco   I’m dreaming of a chrome Christmas Where our cocktails are served at eight And […]

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The Dead Show – October Release

“The Dead Show” is an anthology building on the zombie lore as established by classics such as “Night of the Living Dead,” and expanded upon by “World War Z” and “The Walking Dead.” Like the aforementioned tales, these shorts are not really about zombies. Instead, they’re an exploration of survival and the human condition. Ready […]

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Queer Sci Fi has just released the annual QSF Flash Fiction anthology. This year, the theme is “Migration.” MI-GRA-TION (noun) 1) Seasonal movement of animals from one region to another. 2) Movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions. 3) Movement from one part of […]

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Migration Anthology… coming soon!

Time to announce the Migration Judge’s Choices and Directory’s Choice (in no particular order) Thanks to the judges, and congrats to the authors!: Brenda Noiseux: Zulu Finds a Home, by Kevin Klehr: In a genre that can lean heavily to the dark side, Kevin Klehr’s Zulu Finds a Home pokes lighthearted fun at the imagination. […]

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Testing out Tapas

So many writing platforms these days! Tapas was recommended to me by a friend. Although it was established to promote comics, it has branched out recently into novels and stories. I’ve posted a few of my free books there to see what reaction I get. A slow start, but – like any social media – […]

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What are your thoughts on Twitter? I confess I’ve never really got the hang of it, and the last thing I want to do is pester all my friends with more pleas to “buy my book!” but people tell me it’s an essential tool for independent writers. So here we go, having another shot 🙂 […]

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