Sole Survivor

So, in the most exciting news I've been able to share yet, my novella Sole Survivor, will be the sixth release in Unnerving Magazine's new Rewind or Die series. An uninhabited island. Several hundred hidden cameras. Ten contestants. One man employed to thin their numbers. One predatory species determined to feed. Tune in to discover who …

Rebel FM Interview

Those who know me may be aware that I spent several years as the creative director of Rebel FM, one of Australia' biggest independent radio stations. Today, I was asked to appear on the station by afternoon presenter, Davo. The order of business? Simple, the Short Sharp Shocks! release, The Encampment by the Gorge & Blood …

Trickster’s Treats: 7 Deadly Sins – a Halloween charity anthology

The third release I have coming out in the next couple of months is 700 word flash piece for Things in the Well's annual Trickster's Treats charity anthology. This time, proceeds go to Charity: Water, who bring safe drinking water to developing countries.  With only 700 words to use, this one's hard to say too …

Short Sharp Shocks: The Encampment by the Gorge & Blood Memory

This is the one I'm really excited about right now. My very first solo release. Demain Publishing's Short Sharp Shocks books are right up there when it comes to high quality releases at the moment. Dropping at a steady rate and featuring authors like Calvin Demmer, Kev Harrison and Mike Thorn - whose addition to the series …

How Fight Club asked the hard questions about masculinity long before the Gillette commercial came along.

Whether we're talking about manspreading, mansplaining or the 'controversial' Gillette commercial, there’s no doubt our society discusses the nature of masculinity and initiates conversations that question what we see as masculine. This is indeed a worthwhile discussion, but don’t be tricked into thinking this is something new. Like all great universal themes, it’s one that’s …

From Book to Television: The Terror – Dan Simmons

The original announcement that AMC would create an adaptation of Dan Simmons award-winning novel The Terror was notable not only because many felt the novel would make for great television, but because it was announced as an anthology series. The Terror is a sprawling giant of a novel that spans almost 250,000 words and reaches …