Yesterday I had the delight of receiving my copies of Beginnings – An Australian Speculative Fiction Anthology. It was an absolute thrill to open up the box and see all the books inside, knowing my short story was in there. The best thing Better than that feeling though, better than selling signed copies and getting … Continue reading Gratitude
You may or may not be aware that on Tuesday I said goodbye to my dog, Molly. For those who have been to my about page you’ll have seen the photo of my previous dog, Janie, well Molly’s the dog that sometimes appears in story posts as the featured image and the dog who makes … Continue reading Good Golly, Miss Molly
Sorry for The Hunger Games wordplay in the title, I’ve been reading a lot of discussions on the series lately so it immediately came to mind. But, today’s blog post is not about The Hunger Games it is about volunteering – specifically the volunteering I’ve done this month for the Abbey Museum’s Medieval Festival. A … Continue reading I Volunteer… But Not As Tribute
I’m sorry for the pun, I can’t help it, I swear I’m a grown up. Anyway, what I wanted to talk about today is marketing yourself… it just so happens that for me that currently involves a few cat-centric things (hence my terrible pun). Now for those of you following me on Facebook, you’ll already … Continue reading Meowketing Yourself
A/N: So last week I ran a poll over on my Facebook Page, to see what genre people preferred; Fantasy or Gothic Horror. The results were 100% Fantasy (as you can see in the screenshot below), so in honour of that, I decided to reveal this sneak peek of the book I'm currently working on. … Continue reading It’s All A Sneak Peek To Me
This week has been pretty exhaustive for me, and 2018 has only just started. To be fair, every week has been exhaustive recently. Over Christmas we had family come down to stay; my Aunty Cheryl, Uncle Daryl and Cousin Jonathon. My Aunt and Uncle left but Jonathon is still here - so we’ve been busy … Continue reading That’s A Wrap!
No matter how you go about getting your work published there are numerous steps involved, and it can definitely be tiresome. There’s a lot of work that goes into publishing a book; whether that be going the traditional print route or choosing the digital e-book path. I’ve just released my collection of short stories, and … Continue reading Writing is the Easy Part
“Never give up. No one knows what's going to happen next.” ― L. Frank Baum The Wizard of Oz isn’t a particularly long book but it is one of my absolute favourite stories. It was one of my greatest obsessions as a small child to watch the movie over and over again. You could probably … Continue reading Twist, and Musings, and Horrors! Oh, My!
Yesterday I had the absolute pleasure of going to Brisbane to participate in an amazing event hosted by Brisbane Powerhouse. Containment is a zombie-themed, task-based adventure. The setting is a pharmaceutical company that has accidentally created a zombie virus which has infected staff members, so the facility has been put on lockdown. Groups get to … Continue reading Let Me Contain Your Entertainment
In life as in business, there are always going to be things you take for granted, but they won’t necessarily always be there. A lot of the time the things we take for granted are in fact, people. Not things but actual human beings. When you’re moving full steam ahead, trying to grasp every opportunity … Continue reading What we take for granted