[This the second in a series of four posts concerning my soon to be published Twelve Planets collection, Caution: Contains Small Parts. No spoilers, I promise!] In my previous post, I made a remark about how the slow and careful nature of my writing process usually results in my "first" draft really being a "near-to-final" … Continue reading CCSP Story Notes (Part 2): “What Amanda Wants”
[This the first in a series of four posts concerning my soon to be published Twelve Planets collection, Caution: Contains Small Parts. No spoilers, I promise!] I've decided to organise these posts in chronological order of when the stories themselves were actually written, which isn't precisely the order in which they will appear in the … Continue reading CCSP Story Notes (Part 1): “Horn”
Very exciting news today! My Twelve Planets collection is finally done, dusted and off to the printers. It's called Caution: Contains Small Parts and will feature two short stories and two novellas. As she has done with the rest of the series, Amanda Rainey has produced a brilliant cover that manages to capture the feel … Continue reading Caution: Contains Small Parts – A Cover and a Launch!
News travels at light speed around the interwebs these days, so this post is most definitely old hat by now. But as I keep this blog as much for my own memory banks as for anything else these days, I'm very pleased to report that Perfections won the 2012 Aurealis Award for Best Horror Novel … Continue reading Aurealis Awards: Farewell Sydney, Hello Canberra!
The latest episode of our podcast is now available for direct download and streaming from the website or via subscription from iTunes. Feedback is most welcome! What a difference a month makes! Since the last episode, your host Ian Mond and his lovely wife, Jules, have brought a little baby girl into the world. Welcome, … Continue reading The Writer and the Critic: Episode 28