Where the Weird Things Are Vol 1 (Part 2)

This post is a continuation of the reviews and summaries from Deadset Press's anthology, Where the Weird Things Are Volume 1, part 1 of which was published on Wednesday. The second half of seven more stories are below. You can order a copy of WTWTA here. Brumbiethorn by M.R. Mortimer "Mad Bill Murphy?" the woman … Continue reading Where the Weird Things Are Vol 1 (Part 2)

Where the Weird Things Are – Vol 1

This week’s post is dedicated to mini reviews of the freaky and fantastic stories from the Where the Weird Things Are - Volume 1 anthology. I might be biased, since my own story Weathering is included, but I’ve loved reading all the tales from Australian and Aotearoan authors.Below you’ll find Part 1 of 2, since … Continue reading Where the Weird Things Are – Vol 1

New Publication: In the Riverlands, Drowning

Failure brought me here. Following—and failing to verify—bunyip sightings along the Murray, I reached the Coorong coast under a storm-heavy sky that bogged my truck and near-fouled half my equipment. Funds dwindling, I retreated to the highlands south of Sydney. But water management in the Riverlands had disrupted, nay, destroyed the potential habitat, along with … Continue reading New Publication: In the Riverlands, Drowning

Where The Weird Things Are: Cover Reveal

Things are getting strange around here. Where the Weird Things Are - a travel guide to the freaky and fantastic of Australia and Aotearoa now has a gorgeous, spooky cover and a release date: 25th May! I can't wait for you all to read about Nessie and her alternate world, set here in my backyard … Continue reading Where The Weird Things Are: Cover Reveal

Apron

the pocket is dark,crumby.in here lie ancient cakes, forgotten cookies,bread rolls, birthday icing. the never-washed linen, pouch ofmemories, of years laughter lovetight around my neck,broken tie restretched,resewn again.first knots made, later undone'round your expanded middle,sunken it carriedme in sagging pocket,a joey licking spoonswith floured sticky sugar smiles.and laterI adopt the ties,and stiff with age andancient … Continue reading Apron