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 →
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 →
Emoto’s Promise out now!
Scientists said that it would take 5000 years for Earth’s oceans to rise. They were wrong. 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 ‘incompatible’, unable to assimilate due to a disability. When the city... Continue Reading →