The shortlists for the 2015 Aurealis Awards have been announced and I'm delighted to see that a story of mine has been included in the Best Horror Short Story category. "Self, Contained" was published in The Dark last year and you can read it online here. The awards will be announced on Friday, 25 March … Continue reading Aurealis Awards Shortlists
For those who don't know -- and apologies to friends/family if this is the first you've heard; the whole House-Buying Adventure was a bit of a drama and finished all in a mad rush and we haven't really said much to many people in case it Fell Through -- we're moving. To Ballarat. Exactly one … Continue reading A Couple of Things Before We Move
Somehow, it's already August and that means the Melbourne Writers Festival is just around the corner. Twelfth Planet Press is hosting a fun little shindig this this year so, if you'll be in Melbourne later this month, please come along. As well as being a general showcase of TPP's exciting adventures in publishing thus far, … Continue reading Twelfth Planet Press at the Melbourne Writers Festival
The much anticipated program for Continuum 8: Craftonomicon -- the 2012 NatCon -- is now online and available to download as handy PDFs. It looks pretty damn good and the only thing I'm not looking forward to is making some difficult choices in regards to what sessions I attend. Fortunately, some of the decision making … Continue reading Continuum 8 Program Now Available!
As winter gets set to roll its chilly self into Melbourne, so the too does the fabulous Emerging Writers' Festival. The EWF is fast becoming my favourite literary event and I'm a little bummed that I'll actually be interstate for the opening weekend this year. Still, there's much to look forward to in the days … Continue reading Scary Times at the Emerging Writers’ Festival