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May Update

Author copies!  May Update 'Minds of Sand and Light' Release The books are printed, and they'll be hitting shops soon (formal release date is June 7). I'm sending out signed copies to the high-level Patrons on my Patreon, and they should receive them next week! This...

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April Update

Me: Those clouds look like a Constable painting Daughter: Meh (But she waited while I took a photo anyway) April Update I am friends with Robin Hobb on Facebook, and we spent a fun weekend at a Supanova about ten years ago. I asked her for a cover quote for 'Minds of...

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March Update

Close to the final cover for 'Minds' - isn't this glorious! We may change the tagline on the top there so it changes to 'they do not like what they see...' March Update Most of the discussion that's happened this month with my publisher has been over commas,...

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February Update

I wanted to share the cover of 'Minds of Sand and Light' but we haven't formally done a reveal yet, so you get the Gold Coast's pink dusk instead. Watch my socials for the final version of the cover. February Update 2023 is already spinning up to be a big year for me....

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January Update

Happy New Year! I took this photo on the beach while I waited for the New Years Fireworks to start at Surfers Paradise January Newsletter Minds of Sand and Light We have a release date! 'Minds' will hit the shops on June 7. I haven't seen it up for pre-order yet, but...

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December Update

I will be doing a six-month 'Fantasy' Mentoring Clinic through Writers Victoria. Click the image to sign up for six months of personal feedback on your creative project. December Update 2023 Workshops I'm already confirmed for two workshops/mentoring clinics for 2023....

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November Update

The librarian at Logan Central Library was so proud of this installation. All of the building's columns were surrounded by books as well. Stunning! November Newsletter I've returned the structural edits for 'Minds of Sand and Light' to the publishers, who then sent it...

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October Update

My daughter designed this tote bag for me and sent it as a gift. The expressions on Pixie's (tortoiseshell) and Inari's (tuxedo) faces are accurate. And yes, they do bicker ALL THE TIME. Her¬†artwork is on the covers of the novellas as well! October Update  ...

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September Update

I finally worked out how to transcribe my VHS camera videos to digital. Here's a Beijing street from 1986. September Update I'm working hard behind the scenes with the lovely Anna and Shannon from Harper-Collins to make 'Minds of Sand and Light' the best it can...

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August Update

It's my thirteenth novel and it feels like my first. Due out mid-next year. August Update As you can see from the pic above, Harper-Collins have contracted to purchase 'Minds of Sand and Light' for Australian release in the middle of next year. Here's a quick sample...

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