It's here! Delighted to reveal the cover of my debut novel. Letters from the Light is an Aussie scifantasy book to be released in December by Inspired Quill UK. If light was only for the powerful what would you do to escape the dark?
A short story about an opera singer stranded on one of Saturn's moons, the tough choices of motherhood and some very musical Dugongs. Available February 2020 in ASF's Aquarius Anthology.
An Aussie story about mothers, daughters and mothers. Available October 25 in the Release of Silence anthology.
Five hundred years after the flood, can Macie defeat the technology which has enslaved the last remaining humans in the walled city of DarwinTwo? Will Emoto's legacy help her find her courage? Is Macie's disability actually the key to everyone's survival? Emoto's Promise is the eighth and final novella in the stunning new Australian clifi... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
A fox killed the chicken yesterday. Probably for brunch. When I finally had a moment alone in the shower, after a harrowing morning of work emails, school lunches, negotiating a truce in the war between our dogs, and hanging washing out before the onset of rain, nature’s furry assassin crept into our garden. It tore... Continue Reading →