Category Archives: Short Fiction

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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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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Awards Nomination Time

Hey ho, it’s that exciting time of year again, when Award Nominations for the Sir Julius Vogels and the Australian Shadows are open! So yes, I’ve got some eligible works, as do a whole lot of people I know. You … 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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‘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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