writing · 03. May 2020
I was delighted to find Issue 8 of New Orbit Magazine in the mailbox today. It contains my short story 'Rare Breed'.
writing · 02. January 2020
My latest story, Dear Santa, can be read at Antipodean SF now. A dyslexic child accidentally summons the devil: https://antisf.com.au/the-stories/dear-santa
writing · 22. July 2019
My two latest published stories, The Ghost in the Coffee Machine, and Little Monster are now live on the Thrilling Words website: http://www.thrillingwords.com/2019/07/23/the-ghost-in-the-coffee-machine/
writing · 22. June 2019
This was a writing exercise we did in class recently - we had to write a letter of apology after having done something terrible.
writing · 30. March 2019
Ever since I had my library/study renovated, I've thought it needed a chair just for reading. Yesterday I finally found one in green to match the walls.
writing · 01. February 2019
Storymart, a subscription service for short stories that lets the reader decide what sort of tales they want to read, will be launching later this year. Writers get paid each time someone reads their story. My first ghost story, My Left Leg, will be published there. The site's founder, Kirsten Alexander, is still looking for submissions. The Winding Narrative has an interesting interview with her.
writing · 31. January 2019
Here's a list of possible markets for your speculative fiction short stories:
writing · 09. January 2019
A tool to boost your writing productivity.
writing · 01. January 2019
2019 writing resolutions.
writing · 14. December 2018
What’s your writing resolution this year? My writing resolution was to write a short story every month—and SUBMIT it somewhere. That means getting the story past the first draft and actually producing something fit to be read by other people. The goal was to improve my writing by trying out lots of different ideas in a short story, and to get me in the habit of finishing projects. How hard could it be? Ray Bradbury used to produce one short story a week, supposedly. What I soon realized was...

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