Novella preview: Emoto’s Promise

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 →

Update: Drowned Earth Clifi Short Story

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 →

News: Preview of my cli-fi novella at the 2019 EWF

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 →

News: And the Hugo nominees are…

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 →

Flash fiction: Nymph

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 →

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