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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Flash scifi by E. M. Swift-Hook
E. M. Swift-Hook is a talented and prolific scifi / alternative history writer. Just take a look at her 30 works listed on Goodreads over the last few years. Seriously, her keyboard must be smoking when she writes!! She is also a very generous supporter of the indie writing scene providing mentoring and advice to... Continue Reading →
Fiction: The end of Lower Broome
AGGY WILCOCKS SURFACED, gasping and coughing. The surging flood had taken her by surprise, separating her from her family, pushing her right through town and slamming her against the tin veranda of the transit station. Winded, she sucked desperately for air before diving down into the murky water in a frantic search for Uncle or... Continue Reading →
New Dystopian-scifi book release!
Excited to finally release my first full length novel Letters from the Light. It's Aussie, it's action packed and it throws a light on the contemporary issues of class, gender and abuse of power. To read the first chapter or purchase an ebook click through to Inspired Quill or Amazon will have it all available... Continue Reading →
Meet Aggy, or is it Alpha? – 10 days to book launch!
"Aggy heard a soft wail roll towards her. The sombre wave of grief swelled with a hundred cries. It flowed through her heart and threatened to swamp her soul. It was a communal plea for an end to suffering. The keening of the deprived. It took all Aggy's courage to hold her position and bear... Continue Reading →