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 […]

Read for free …

… you know you want to! Christmas is coming, as I can tell from the 4.30pm sunset. O Southern Hemisphere, I miss you and your heatwave Christmas! A hot roast lunch with a side of cold prawns. Hot Christmas pudding, followed by pavlova with chilled fruit and cream. Everyone knows Jesus wasn’t born in winter […]

Kaleidotrope

The new edition of Kaleidotrope is live and ready for your reading pleasure. Check out the contents below – in the words of various people, including that little kid, in O Brother Where art thou?, its bona fide. Fiction “The Song of the Whistling Crab” by Michael McGlade “One Thousand Paper Cranes” by Julie C. […]

Kaleidotropic, dude

Goodbye 2016, but thank you for your last parting gift to me! My story, ‘The Big Reveal’, has just been published in the Winter 2017 edition of Kaleidotrope. Life, death, the great beyond, everlasting misery and terror, crazy parents, gangsters (aka lawyers), what a great way to start the new year / see out the […]