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…

Living List Tick – Spend a Week on a Tropical Island

  Adam had his 40th birthday earlier this year. Despite my best efforts to convince him otherwise, he was positive he didn’t want any fuss or party to document the occasion. What he did want – and I was more than happy to organise! – was a holiday to a warm place he could sit and…