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…

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…

Cosplay (a poem)

Cosplay I knew there would be trouble (and I was in no mood for trouble) when he shadowed me off the tram and hissed into my ear, Why are you dressed like that? Halloween isn’t for months. Dipping my head, I changed my plan, and ducked into the service station on the corner, but he…