FREE Chapter one – Emoto’s Promise

Macie lowered herself off the scorching gutter that trimmed the Reclamation Centre and rubbed her scalded hands. She had taken care to land quietly; pressing her back up against the sun-drenched building, commanding herself not to breathe, but knowing it would only postpone the inevitable. They would find her eventually. They always did. For six... Continue Reading →

FREE Chapter one – Missals from the Dark

Harper drew herself into a ball. Tightening her robes around her battered body, she pleaded with her mind for rest without sleep – a hard ask on an impossibly cold bluff where blizzards buried everything warm, and a snooze could result in a frosty end. Definitely not a glorious way to complete her mission. Falling... Continue Reading →

New scifi pre order now!

So excited to reveal the cover of my new book Missals from the Dark - sequel to Letters from the Light!!! We pick up the story three years after the end of the Light War in Australis. Harper and Sam had hoped for peace but Kohl is missing, Spectra is reestablishing his power base in... Continue Reading →

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MISSALS FROM THE DARK.When you think you’re in Australia, but you’re actually on a tiny planetoid far from Earth, and the sky starts to freeze just as you’re recovering from war, the only way to survive is to make new friends, even if that’s with a dragon-riding android who’s trying to kill you.  Sound exciting?... Continue Reading →

Flash fiction by Cheryl Lawson

I don't normally feature horror fiction on my website but the twists and turns of 2020 have me in an "anything goes" kind of mood! And besides, this star author is also a wonderful scifi writer. Cheryl Lawson's space thriller series - Rubicon - explores a colony on Mars that struggles through pandemics and the... Continue Reading →

Short Fiction: Ruby’s Ride

And occasionally I write fiction that is not scifi. This one is for my mum. ‘It’s just not that easy Jarrod. I know we need the money but shit, isn’t there another way? Can’t you speak with Eddy about extending the loan? You don’t seriously think he’s going to break your legs do you?’ Big... Continue Reading →

Aurealis Award Winner!

Last night Jo Hart won the best young adult story Aurealis Award for The Jindabyne Secret . This is a major writing award in Australia and a huge achievement for an emerging author. Congrats Jo!! Her wonderful novella is part of the Drowned Earth series featuring 7 stories from 7 authors including Emoto's Promise from... Continue Reading →

Blue’s Reviews

Recently Blue, an Aussie book blogger, reviewed my science fiction novel Letters from the Light. When I checked out her blog I was astonished. No wonder she's in Goodread's top 15 Aussie reviewers - she reads so many books and is refreshingly honest. Thanks Blue!  To find your next epic read, check out Blue's blog or... Continue Reading →

Flashfiction by Eugen Bacon

I first met Eugen in 2019 when we were artists at the Emerging Writers Festival in Melbourne. At the closing night ceremony, with knees shaking, I was privileged to read one of my short stories. My first author reading. Thankfully Eugen came after me as she is no mere reader. Eugen "performed" a dramatic reading... Continue Reading →

Author Reading: Emoto’s Promise

Here I am reading an excerpt from my YASCIFI novella Emoto's Promise. If you haven't read the book, you might enjoy this little preview! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bu0u4Uwf-Zc Emoto's Promise Living in a walled city in an endless ocean, the last humans have become dangerously enslaved by a virtual world called the BigDry. Wall manager Macie is an... Continue Reading →

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