Author Archives: Dan

Hounds of the Underworld

Lee Murray and I are stoked to announce the release of our first collaborative novel, ‘Hounds of the Underworld’, Book 1 in the Path of Ra series, from Raw Dog Screaming Press. Here’s a little bit about the book, which … Continue reading

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Guest Interview: Victory of Limani

Engaged to protect the Princess Zhinu from subversive elements operating within the Qin Empire, mercenary Victory is accompanying the British trade delegation on the ship Xianfeng. Currently, Victory is the vampire Master of the City of Limani, a neutral city-state … Continue reading

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Cons, Awards & Interviews

Queens Birthday Weekend 2017 saw me and the family making a road trip to Taupo, so I could attend LexiCon, New Zealand’s SFF Natcon which I had had a part in bringing about. Despite some fairly heavy personal goings-on, I … Continue reading

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2017 SJV Finalists Announced

The Sir Julius Vogel Award Finalists for 2017 have been announced, and it’s a fantastic line-up of top quality people and works. I’m excited to see my partner in darkness, Lee Murray, is in the running for Best Novel with … Continue reading

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Children of the Tide on Tales to Terrify

My story Children of the Tide, which won the 2013 Melbourne Zombie Con Short Story Competition and was originally published on the Midnight Echo website, has found a new home on the Tales to Terrify podcast, episode 272. The story … Continue reading

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Tipuna Tapu wins the Paul Haines Award for Long Fiction

In 2015, I was invited to write an adventure story for the anthology And Then…The Great Big Book of Awesome Adventure Stories. The publisher was keen to have a New Zealand story in this Australian collection, and I was stoked … Continue reading

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New Diane Awerbuck Narration live at Tales to Terrify

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been quite privileged to be the first port of call for narrations on the Tales to Terrify podcast that require an Antipodean voice, which has meant that just recently I’ve been reading stories … Continue reading

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And… Here’s 2017

Well, 2016 was quite a year all round, wasn’t it? Good with the bad and all that. The highlight for me had to be signing a two-book deal for The Path of Ra series with Raw Dog Screaming Press, and … Continue reading

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FFANZ Announce New Delegate

The Fan Fund of Australia and New Zealand (FFANZ) are very pleased to announce that the race for Melbourne has been won, and we are excited to have Lynelle Howell as our new delegate. Lynelle has been a tireless champion … Continue reading

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New Narration live at Tales to Terrify

Head over to the Tales to Terrify website to check out my latest narration, Memoirs of a Teenage Antichrist, by Shane J. Cummings. While you’re there, you might like to consider supporting the show by becoming a Patron through Patreon. … Continue reading

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