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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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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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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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Hounds of the Underworld

My partner in darkness, Lee Murray, and I are thrilled to announce that the first book in our collaborative novel series, Hounds of the Underworld: Book 1 of The Path of Ra has found a home with Raw Dog Screaming Press, … Continue reading

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Au Contraire 3

Well, I made it. Au Contraire 3, New Zealand’s 37th National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention, is done and dusted, and I lived to tell the tale. I worked with Lee Murray to programme the Writers’ Stream of panels and … Continue reading

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Story News!

It’s been a while since I posted last, because I’ve had so much going on. My SF horror novella Spindle has appeared in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Issue #63, and the story is the inspiration for the amazing cover art. … Continue reading

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…And Then

So, a little while ago I was invited to write a story for quite a different sort of anthology, and I took up that challenge. Tales of adventure, featuring a duo in the lead roles, and with a setting or … Continue reading

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Dieselpunk, Horror, and a new narration in the wild

I’ve been buried up to my neck in edits for At The Edge these past few weeks, so much so that I’ve almost dropped the ball on some pretty big news. Not long ago, I had a story appear in … Continue reading

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‘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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