Wow. Perfections just won the Australian Shadows Award for Best Novel. I have no words . . . well, almost none. Hey, I'm a writer. If I had absolutely no words, it would mean I was dead or something, right? As you can see, though, they are not good words I am having right now. … Continue reading The Australian Shadows Award, or why I will soon have a new skull on the mantlepiece …
So I go off to Melbourne for a weekend of D&D and podcasting and while I'm away the finalists for the Australian Shadows Award are announced. Most wonderfully, Perfections managed to land a berth in the Novel category -- up against Lee Battersby and some guy name Nahrung. Yep, me and Jason, together again on … Continue reading Australian Shadows Award 2012 Finalists
I awoke this morning to the wonderful news that my short story, "She Said" (from Scenes from the Second Storey), has won an Australian Shadows Award! I think this is one of the best stories I've written and I'm so very, very pleased to see it recognised. This annual literary award is presented by the … Continue reading Australian Shadows Award winners announced!
Here's some very shiny news indeed! The finalists for the 2010 Australian Shadows Awards have just been announced and I've managed to get myself shortlisted twice! This annual literary award is presented by the Australian Horror Writers Association and is judged on the overall effect - the skill, delivery, and lasting resonance - of horror … Continue reading Australian Shadows Awards Finalists Announced
The Australian Shadows Award is presented by the Australian Horror Writers Association and is the highest honour for horror, dark fantasy, and paranormal fiction in Australia and New Zealand. As I convened the Award for a couple of years not so long ago, it holds a special place in my dark little heart. And I'm … Continue reading Australian Shadows Award