Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013

It's always an honour and a delight to have a story selected for the Ticonderoga Publications series The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror, edited by Talie Helene's and Liz Gryzb. The 2013 volume contains many fine works of Australian speculative fiction, including my own "Caution: Contains Small Parts" from the collection of the same … Continue reading Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013

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CCSP Story Notes (Part 4): “The Home for Broken Dolls”

[This the final in a series of four posts concerning my soon to be published Twelve Planets collection, Caution: Contains Small Parts. No spoilers, I promise!] So, remember back when I submitted my three stories for Twelve Planets and promised Alisa that she'd have the fourth in due course? Yeah, about that. Having sold the … Continue reading CCSP Story Notes (Part 4): “The Home for Broken Dolls”

CCSP Story Notes (Part 3): “Caution: Contains Small Parts”

[This the third in a series of four posts concerning my soon to be published Twelve Planets collection, Caution: Contains Small Parts. No spoilers, I promise!] There's not a lot I can say about "Caution: Contains Small Parts" (the story) without giving the game away. If there is an explicit theme to my Twelve Planets … Continue reading CCSP Story Notes (Part 3): “Caution: Contains Small Parts”

CCSP Story Notes (Part 2): “What Amanda Wants”

[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”