Great Macabre review

Tony Owens at HorrorScope has posted a great review of Macabre: A Journey through Australia’s Darkest Fears. No specific mention of my story, “Dark Heart Alley (An Urban Fable)”, which is cool given the sheer volume of stuff in the anthology, but some positive mentions for stories by Andrew McKiernan, Paul Haines, Bob Franklin, Kirstyn […]

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Ways writers can help Aussie flood victims

Are you a writer and want to contribute to raising funds for the victims of the Queensland (and Victorian and New South Wales) floods? I’ve posted some links to some worthy flood fundraising initiatives on HorrorScope. Even if you’re short of cash to donate, you can use your talents to generate funds in other ways.

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Scenes from the Second Storey review

Amongst my favourite books are Australian horror anthologies, and one of the most recent was the Morrigan Books anthology Scenes from the Second Storey (Australian Edition), ed. Amanda Pillar and Pete Kempshall. I finished reading it last year, and after chipping away with a comprehensive review over the past two months, I finally published the […]

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HorrorScope’s 2010 Recommended Reading List

While in a reflective mood … in case anyone missed it, HorrorScope’s 2010 Australian Horror Recommended Reading List was posted on December 31. While I posted the list, it was sourced from several different authorities (HorrorScope staffers and other Aussie reviewers, authors, and editors), so I was chuffed that my novella “Requiem for the Burning […]

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Aussie horror news!

There have been some exciting developments on the Aussie horror front today. First of all, the Australian Shadows Awards are open for business (nicely coinciding with the opening of the Aurealis Awards and nominating period for the Ditmar Awards). The judging line-up is awesome: Stephanie Gunn and Craig Bezant return for their second year and they […]

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