My horror short story Overwritten has now been published in issue 81 of Andromeda Spaceways Magazine. The edition is available here for purchase. It's a nice start to the year. Although it's only 14 days into January it feels like it's been a Covid Blurvember long with *waves hands at the world* everything that's gone … Continue reading Fiction fuel
Another writing update.
As foretold by the publisher some months ago so it has come to pass: another one of my stories has been published this very day. It's the same process each time, and every time different. Write, edit, submit, hope, hope and hope. Wait, wait, and wait before the acceptance that is never inevitable. More like … Continue reading Stories within circles
Another link to another piece of my newly published writing.
On death and writing and bells and Australian TV.
In which I find out another poem has been published.
In recent publishing news a poem I had accepted for Frost Meadow Review a few months ago is published and available now in volume six. Apologies to digital readers but the edition is in paper only here. Never fear though, I am currently liaising with editors on a short story that will be published soon, … Continue reading Write here, write now
It's that time again, when we deep dive into the spam folder to investigate bot comments for fun and education and fun. Dunno about you, but it feels as though there's a kind of collective relief feeling sweeping around the world right now. Like something momentous has happened that just might have potential to relieve … Continue reading Commendations and things
All of a sudden, I keep reading, seemingly out of nowhere, the word quirk or quirked to describe how people smile or even lift an eyebrow. I *think* these writers mean a small, quick, half smile, but the word quirk doesn't give me a physical reference, so I am making this up. I should add, … Continue reading Quirks of language
Notes on writing related things like genre and not doing research but something else.