Author Archives: Dan

‘At The Edge’ Table of Contents and Cover Art Revealed

I’m very pleased to announce the stories to be included in our upcoming anthology, At The Edge. Edited by myself and Lee Murray, At the Edge is shaping up to be a stunning collection of short science fiction and fantasy from both … Continue reading

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Trip Report, and an Interview!

A year after the event itself, my Trip Report for FFANZ, covering my visit to Melbourne and all the fun of the circus which was Continuum X, is now available for purchase for a mere $2.50, or more if you … Continue reading

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‘The Crooked Mile’ rides again, and a new narration hits the air

I’m currently buried up to my eyeballs in day job stuff, plus I’m thrashing a new novel-length project and have just passed the 80k mark on that (Yay!), and I’m working on a dieselpunk adventure novella, so it’s all go … Continue reading

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At The Edge – Submissions now open!

I’m very pleased to announce  that I am involved in a new anthology project. Together with Lee Murray and Paper Road Press, we are now taking submissions for At The Edge. We’re looking for speculative fiction short stories, covering the … Continue reading

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Narrations and Story News Ahoy!

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll have a story coming out in the upcoming anthology Insert Title Here, from Aussie small press Fablecroft Publishing, alongside fantastic authors like Alan Baxter, Joanne Anderton and Thoraiya Dyer. Oil and Bone is … Continue reading

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Story News: ‘Endgame’ published in ‘Fat Zombie’

My short story Endgame is now available as part of the anthology Fat Zombie, a collection of stories of unlikely survivors of the apocalypse edited by Wellington author Paul Mannering and published by Permuted Press. I had a lot of … Continue reading

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New Narration at Tales to Terrify

I’ve got a new narration up, over at the Tales to Terrify podcast. Episode 148, from November 14, 2014, includes the short story Green Thumb, by Nebula Award-winning author Nancy Kress. This is a story of obsession, creeping madness, and … Continue reading

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New Flash Fiction wins Spooky Story Contest!

For Halloween this year, SpecFicNZ, New Zealand’s national organisation for writers of speculative fiction, ran a flash fiction contest, looking for spooky stories of up to 500 words. The competition was judged blind by Bound author, Alan Baxter. I entered … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Matthew Sanborn Smith

Cerberus co-writer and fellow creator of the weird, the macabre, and the fantastic, Matthew Sanborn Smith, has some big news about a short story collection he wants to let you know about, and as an added bonus, he’s letting me … Continue reading

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Book Launch: The Best of Twisty Christmas Tales

Very shortly, I’ll have my first ever children’s short story coming out, in the anthology The Best of Twisty Christmas Tales. The story is titled Jack in the Box, and tells a tale of a naughty elf who really, really … Continue reading

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