A Tale of Two Alan Marshall Short Story Awards

  A little over a week ago I was announced local division winner of the 2017 Alan Marshall Short Story Award. At the same ceremony, I also received a local highly commended in the 2017 Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Award. I’ve been in two minds whether to write about the occasion for a few reasons, mostly…

What I’m Reading July 2017

I’m going to be honest and admit that not much reading has happened this month. Not even on holidays – a prime opportunity, whether beachside or idling away hours on a plane. I had a lot on my mind and couldn’t concentrate. Things improved a little (although at the cost of my health!) when I…

Trust the Process: 101 Tips on Writing and Creativity – my next book!

I’ve been alluding to impending news for a while now, haven’t I? Well, today is the day. Without any further ado, I’m excited to reveal the cover for my upcoming book, Trust the Process: 101 Tips on Writing and Creativity. Here’s the blurb:   There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of putting down in words…