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writing · 15. February 2021
According to surveys, the New Zealand accent is considered one of the sexiest in the world. Listening to recordings of myself, I find that hard to believe. Anyway, the talented Todd Sullivan has been interviewing short story writers about their writing process. You can listen to his interview with me about the writing of my story Night Fishing on Youtube.
writing · 14. February 2021
Mirror, Mirror
I had a clean out of some of my oldest writing files at Christmas and found lots of snippets and writing exercises that I'd forgotten about. I turned one of those snippets into a drabble (100 word story) and it's up at The Drabble today.
writing · 02. January 2021
Virtual Book Tour & Giveaways
The Fall into Fantasy anthologies from Cloaked Press, who have published a couple of my stories are off on a virtual tour around the book blogs. Check them out for giveaways!
writing · 30. December 2020
In this part of the world we only have ten more hours of this year from hell, so I've been totalling up my short story stats for the year. In 2020 I submitted stories to magazines and anthologies 41 times. The results were: 6 acceptances 27 rejections 4 submissions still outstanding, and 4 more where I never got a response. Not a bad year as far as short story writing goes. The only problem is I've nearly run out of new stories, so I better get to work and write some new ones. Happy New Year,...
writing · 19. October 2020
With the publication of my short story Night Fishing today that makes three stories published this month!
writing · 11. October 2020
A new publication for NZ science fiction writers The Cosmic Gossip has launched, and I'm pleased to announce my short story Cat Videos is part of their first issue.
writing · 03. October 2020
The 2020 Cloaked Press Fall into Fantasy anthology is now available on Amazon. It features my unicorn story 'First Encounter' and many other good reads.
writing · 24. August 2020
I have a story coming out in the latest Cloaked Press anthology, Fall into Fantasy 2020. It's my fourth published story from my Mythological Index series. In First Encounter, CJ finds out fairytale creatures don't always behave the way the legends tell you.
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

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