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November Newsletter

Just before the Gold Coast 600, thousands of these little blue jellyfish washed up onto the beach. It was absolutely covered in them - and they rotted most pungently. Sorry car people.    November updateOctober has been a quieter month after the Oz...

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Oz Comic-Con September 2018

Here's a selection of photos that I (and my awesome con buddies) took of Comic-Con Brisbane and Sydney. Click on an image to see a larger version.

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September Update

(Click on the image to see a video) I've been here more than a year now, and the beach still surprises. The sky was an intense shade of pink that the camera really doesn't do justice. August is finished, and September is here. I'm making good progress on 'Guardian of...

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August Update

That really was a spectacular July full moon.  August Update Winter is a quieter season for us writers, so I've been concentrating on book 2 of the Dragon Empire series, tentatively titled 'Guardian of Empire'. It's coming along well, and now that the warmer weather...

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July Update

July Update: Workshops and Articles Once again I've released one of my previous Patreon posts to be fully public so anyone can go and see it. It's an out-take from 'Scales of Empire' with Shiumo (in her human form) from Richard's point of view. This is an example of...

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June Update

I just finished the Rainforest Writing Retreat at O'Reilly's mountain resort on the Gold Coast Hinterland. I was one of multiple presenters who gave workshops to developing authors over the weekend, and it was a great chance to share stories and bounce ideas off...

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May Update

Public Patreon Post: Out-take from White Tiger I've made an early post on my Patreon forums public, so that everybody can see it. Click the link to read an out-take from White Tiger that really should have been included in the final book. My editor said it needed to...

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April Brisbane Signings

Two signings are coming up for April in Brisbane. The first will be at Avid Reader in West End, on Monday April 16th at 6pm. It'll be a free event with wine and snacks, held in Avid's lovely back garden and hosted by the magnificent Marianne de Pierres. You can...

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Scales of Empire Featured on iBooks

Scales of Empire Featured on iBooks

Not too long until 'Scales' appears in book stores - the publishers contacted me today to let me know that they've received their copies, and the shiny bits on the cover (there's a technical term for this but I don't remember what it is...) look great. My...

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