The results are in. Gender bias in Australian book reviews is apparently improving. Agree? Let me know. By the way they want more feedback ... Stella Prize and gender bias in reviewing
Work is progressing well on my scifi, climate fiction novella for the Aussie Drowned Earth novella series. But the big news is … the short prequel to the whole series is available now for free! It's called Diamond Shards by Alanah Andrews. Or you can preorder the whole series of eight novellas on Kickstarter. Here... Continue Reading →
This is Commander Chris Hadfield singing in space, six years ago. Really. No CGI. No autotune. It's David Bowie's classic hit; Space Oddity… and it never gets old. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/KaOC9danxNo
While Mrs Crowther prattled on, Andra drained the last of her VB and tried to balance the glass on the balcony railing at the Dunedoo Pub. ‘Might take that from you Officer,’ said the waitress who popped up behind her. She smiled easily, as she danced between bar tables, balancing a tray of glasses at... Continue Reading →
Excited to announce my short story will be published in an upcoming anthology by Aussie Speculative Fiction. More details soon!
I am thrilled to announce that I will be appearing at the Emerging Writers Festival in Melbourne this year. On June 22nd you can see me on the Caring and Creative Practice Panel at the National Writers’ Conference. Hopefully, a practical session for writing parents - let's share the journey and the hacks that make... Continue Reading →
It was one of those imperfectly perfect evenings on the boulevard that separated crumbling Havana from the wild sea beyond. The sun was reluctantly shedding its heat, tempting locals to stroll outdoors. Boys in colourful Chevys called out to divas in stilettos. Smartly dressed families kept children moving with bribes of churros. Spicy aromas wafted... Continue Reading →
I must confess I always feel a bit jaded about film awards as successful actors, for the most part, already receive huge financial and emotional rewards for their work. But book awards? Faceless science fiction and fantasy authors who usually need a second job to make ends meet? These are awards worth celebrating! Congratulations to... Continue Reading →
Thrilled to share this announcement via Drowned Earth Novellas Announcement. My first novella will be published later this year. Stay tuned for further details.