This week I started Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Aurora Cycle Book 2, published 2020. Yes, I'm that behind on new reads). Anyway, I'm LOVING it. Which stands out to me because it's the first in a long string of books that I've actually wanted to make time to read. That sounds kinda bad, doesn't it...
Swancon 2021 Image by Swancon46 This past bank holiday weekend I attended the rescheduled Swancon 46, Australia's longest continuously running science fiction convention, here in Perth. It ran over three days and included discussions, activities, writer's sessions, author sessions, gaming, movie watch parties, and a costume competition, among other things. It also hosted the Tin … Continue reading ZomCon, aka my first convention
Some great news. Back in January I received my first ever acceptance for a story to be published! I'm delighted to share with you, Hotel de Mort, a flash fiction sci-fi piece out this month in AntipodeanSF online magazine, Issue 272. This is my first publication in a fiction mag. I'm super excited. The story … Continue reading First Publication!
If you've been following for a while, or are new here (hello!), you'll see that I have a book out on query. My first novel, in fact. Previously referred to as The Archivist - Book One, I have been lax in letting you all know its working (and submission) title*. And, let me tell you, … Continue reading Titles – and do they matter?