A win for Dead of Night!

Dead of Night: The Best of Midnight Echo won the Australian Shadows Award for Best Edited Publication. Pretty damn awesome! I feel a bit like Saitama, the Caped Baldy: Special mention goes to Mark Smith-Briggs, former AHWA President and my unofficial co-editor. Without your hard work, Dead of Night would have never risen. Thanks, mate!

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An Australian Shadows Award and Everything After

I’m stoked to discover my collection, The Abandonment of Grace and Everything After, is a finalist for the Australian Shadows Award (Australia’s top honour for horror fiction). The full list of finalists is on the AHWA site. Congratulations to all! The book has been going great guns: it was recently a finalist for Australia’s major […]

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An Australian Shadows Award!

I was thrilled to learn last week that my novella Dreams of Destruction was shortlisted for an Australian Shadows Award (the Paul Haines Award for Long Fiction). Last night, the winners were announced, I was even more thrilled and surprised to discover that I was among them! It was also my birthday yesterday, so I […]

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2010: reflecting on the year that was

Ok, so I’m posting this out of order, but I thought it important for my first blog post this year to be about looking forward with a steely gaze and having the sparkle of hope in one’s eye. This post is about reflection. I always find the period between Christmas and New Year’s Day to […]

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