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

Collisions: Review

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

Dialogue Short Course Review

"Fiction Essentials: Dialogue" with the Australian Writer's Centre Last month I completed an online short course with the Australian Writer's Centre (AWC), refreshing my dialogue skills. I've previously done their 30-Day Bootcamp and Fantasy, Science Fiction and More courses (my review of the latter is here). This time I went for technique. I've been writing … Continue reading Dialogue Short Course Review