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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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July Update

It's not often a mid-winter rainbow appears above the surf. This one felt special. July Update I've been head-down working on two new works - one is the sequel to 'Dark Heavens' which I'm thinking will probably be called 'Serpent Princess' because it's mostly Simone,...

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June Update

This links to my recording of the Undersea Palace dungeon in Final Fantasy XIV - a Japanese company's imagining of a fantasy far-eastern location. Please forgive my lousy camera work!   June Update   Thanks to everyone who came up to say hello in Adelaide,...

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May Update

From 'White Tiger': The sun set behind us. The high rises along the beach made elongated shadows on the sand. The sky turned a delicate shade of lilac and the breeze became cooler. The beach was almost deserted. I pulled on my wrap. ... This passage is the...

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April Update

'And what time do you call this then? We're dying of starvation here!' - Pixie This is one of the faces waiting for me on my arrival home from Brisbane Oz Comic-Con. (Don't take the picture yet I'm not ready oh what you already took it?) Thanks so much to everyone who...

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