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Great to see this post out and about – words can reveal who we really are #semantics! Thanks for the share +Zoey Miller!

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The Australian Horror Writers’ Association is celebrating its 10th anniversary by releasing a ‘best of’ Midnight Echo anthology, ‘Dead of Night’, and guess who’s in it? Me! Woo hoo! Midnight Echo is Australia’s premier horror magazine and I was thrilled…

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Yesterday I made the long trip out to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in support of The Kids’ Cancer Project and their Write-a-Book-in-a-Day, or WABIAD, challenge. I enter the challenge every year and invite members of the writers’ group I run, the…

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What a fantastic Friday! I was on the radio, in the newspaper (click on the clipping to read!), on a blog, and high after the Sydney launch of my co-authored book for 8-14yrs “Into Tordon” by Z.F. Kingbolt. I still can’t believe that nine of us wrote it.…

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It’s been a crazy busy month! First up, I have to tell you about an anthology that’s just been released, which includes my story “Let The Tempest Hold Me Down”: If creatures lived in our mist and steam, cloud and skies, Tek would be one of them.…

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Save the date! Friday 21st October, 6pm! It’s when the wonderful Susanne Gervay will launch my joint alter ego, Z.F. Kingbolt at Berkelouw Books in Balgowlah. See invite! I created the identity of Z.F. Kingbolt with a bunch of writer friends specifically…

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What a busy but fulfilling month! I’ve judged three short story competitions, attended one festival, two presentation ceremonies, featured in one local newspaper and one local magazine, agreed to one free writing workshop for kids, and have signed a book…

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Woo hoo! I’ve just sold my novel Towards White to the International Fantasy Writers’ Guild, or IFWG. More on this to come over the following months, but the guys at IFWG are so excited to be bringing my novel to life and getting it into the hands of…

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The Australian speculative fiction snapshot series celebrates the breadth and depth of Australia’s speculative fiction scene by interviewing prominent writers, editors and booksellers in the industry. I was first interviewed for the series in 2012 (by…

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A lot of writers struggle to find the time to actually write. Among other things, we have family commitments, paid work, sleep and shiny things on the internet to juggle before any writing gets done. So I couldn’t wait for this weekend – an entire weekend…
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