Baby, cold outside

Dear Reader, the latest edition of BREACH magazine, featuring Australian and New Zealand writers, is available for your reading pleasure. The former group includes yours truly, with my contribution being a weird tale, “Baby, cold outside”. If you are cold outside, what do you want more than anything, baby? I wrote the first draft of […]

Its a miracle …

You can check out my latest published story, “Miracle cure”, at Liquid Imagination – just click on the link. (Sitting at home just now with my new friend, Gastroenteritis, but I’ll put up with the illness in preference to a miracle cure like this one … stomach, I have cared for you so well all […]

Breach

Very happy that my weird story “Baby, cold outside”, has found a home in Breach magazine, and will appear in Breach #08 in August. More details to follow … … meanwhile, while you are waiting, you can read (or listen to) my latest published story, “The gods of the gaps”, here at Three-lobed Burning Eye […]

I did not win an award

There, that’s a blunt factual title! My story, The Big Reveal, did NOT win the 2017 Australian Shadows Award for short fiction. Congratulations to the winner,¬†Matthew J Morrison for his story The Banksia Boys (Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #66). Nonetheless, feel free to click on the link to read my story which appeared in the […]

Serial Killer Blues

The latest edition of The Literary Hatchet, is available now, just click here for details. Which reminds me, you can read my own contribution to The Literary Hatchet, Serial Killer Blues, for free – just click here, fill out the form, and a PDF of volume 14 will be sent to you. You can also […]

The Passage

Justin Cronin’s The Passage was an excellent book. You should definitely read it. A great thrilling scary read, one of my favourite vampire books, which means one of my favourite books. Never had I looked forward to a sequel more. My excitement increased when I picked up a more recent paperback edition, with a special […]

The Big Reveal

My story “The Big Reveal” is a finalist in the short fiction section of the Australian Shadows Awards. Big thanks to the Australasian Horror Writers Association for the nomination. And big thanks to Fred Coppersmith at Kaleidotrope for publishing the story. I opened an email listing the nominees, thinking wouldn’t it be nice if my […]