New Publication: Drákōn

Front cover of Wyrms (c) Shacklebound Books Did you know that in publishing etiquette it is an honour to be not just first, but also last in a publication of multiple pieces? Did you also know that anthologies are great places to read stories by new and established authors, and that there are so many … Continue reading New Publication: Drákōn

Fictional Worlds (IWSG July)

Welcome to another Insecure Writer’s Support Group post. We are all about supporting each other. This month’s co-hosts are J Lenni Dorner, Janet Alcorn, PJ Colando, Jenni Enzor, and Diane Burton, and we are talking about book worlds! July 6 question - If you could live in any book world, which one would you choose? … Continue reading Fictional Worlds (IWSG July)

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

How to Write, AKA Showing Up (IWSG June)

Welcome to the Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. On the first Wednesday of each month, we blog about writing to encourage other writers out there. The IWSG is all about connecting, sharing, and ‘rocking the neurotic writing world’.  Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those … Continue reading How to Write, AKA Showing Up (IWSG June)

New publication: Weathering

I'm so excited! Today is release day for Where the Weird Things Are: a travel guide to the freaky and fantastic of Australia and Aotearoa. https://twitter.com/DeadsetP/status/1527521004620197893?s=20&t=kDXkHlwmw_gOYxZPfTur1g Chock-filled with the promised freaky and fantastic, this speculative fiction anthology features the work of fourteen authors from Australia and Aotearoa (New Zealand), myself included. I'm incredibly humbled and … Continue reading New publication: Weathering