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
January, 2010. A British backpacker stepped off a tall ship in Campbell’s Cove, fresh from sailing tourists around Sydney harbour. Barefoot, wearing the full pirate attire of her new job, she set off through city streets to the NSW State Library, clutching a letter with her new ‘address’ (care of the ship’s owner), intent on … Continue reading In Praise of Libraries
With three days left of the year, I'm making my last post of 2021 a summary and a celebration. It's been a crazy one for many reasons, but I'll focus on my writing achievements... Of which I'm feeling quite proud! At the start of the year, I sent On Solar Winds (Archivist Book One) out … Continue reading 2021 Roundup
I've a review for you this week. I've just finished re-reading Collisions, a 'fictions of the future' anthology from Australian Indigenous writers and Writers of Colour, published in 2020 by Pantera Press in partnership with LIMINAL magazine. Consisting of the inaugural LIMINAL Fiction Prize longlist, Collisions is a collection of short stories from diverse voices, … Continue reading Collisions: Review
Apologies for the delayed post today, readers. Miss 3 is in hospital on IV antibiotics - things have been hectic this week. She's coming good now though. I've been a little less able to write, so this post is about my other favourite pastime: reading. 📚 This week I started Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman … Continue reading Better Late Than Never?