New Story Release: The Now Effect

Daniel and I are back sitting at the dining room table. He pops the champagne and fills my glass to the brim, as he did before. I still can’t get my head around this phenomenon. It’s enigmatic enlightenment, but makes me question whether I’ve fully appreciated every other moment in my life… the Now EffectContinue reading “New Story Release: The Now Effect”

Launch Day! Eldritch & Ether

Eldritch & Ether (Poetry Book 1) by Black Hare Press is a collection of beautiful horror and speculative fiction featuring a stellar lineup of authors, and includes three poems from me. BUY IT HERE Featured Authors: Ed AhernOlivia ArietiKaren BaylyE. Mery BlakeH.M. BowlesMaggie D. BraceSimon ClarkeVonnie Winslow CristDawn DeBraalD.J. EltonXimena EscobarClint FosterRobyn FraserGabby GilliamJohn GreyDeeContinue reading “Launch Day! Eldritch & Ether”

30 stories in 30 days with @Writers_Vic #WVFlashFic22

During April, Writers Victoria runs a fun micro-fiction competition. Each day, they release a word prompt, and writers are asked to write a story up to 30 words incorporating the prompt. They choose a daily winner, then an overall winner at the end of the month who receive a free Writers Victoria workshop of theirContinue reading “30 stories in 30 days with @Writers_Vic #WVFlashFic22”

New Anthology Release: Punk -Cyber / Bio / Diesel / Steam Punk

The latest anthology from Black Hare Press has been released today and if you like steampunk, cyberpunk, biopunk, dieselpunk, then this book is for you. It contains 57 mind-bending tales of terror from 27 authors, including four stories from me. Purchase details are here: Punk: Cyber/Bio/Diesel/Steam Punk Tiny Tales (Tiny Tales of Terror Book 1)

2021 Australian Shadows Awards Finalists Announced

The Australian Shadows Awards are annual literary awards presented by the Australian Horror Writers Association (AHWA) to celebrate the best in horror and dark fiction published by an Australian/New Zealand/Oceania resident within the calendar year. Entries are judged on their overall effect within the horror genre based on the author’s skill, delivery, and lasting resonance.Continue reading “2021 Australian Shadows Awards Finalists Announced”

New Story Release: The Dig Tree

13th February 1861: “If I turn my face to the east, I can taste the salt in the sea breeze. However, a murky swampland filled with twisted mangroves blocks our path to the ocean. Had Burke heeded my warning about the extreme weather in this country, we would not be caught in monsoonal rains that threatenContinue reading “New Story Release: The Dig Tree”

Twice the Pleasure

My love affair with drabbles continues with my latest acceptance to Black Hare Press Dark Moments Monthly challenge. The theme for February was Lovers and the story had to be exactly 100 words (not including the title). I love creating titles and they can be used to squeeze in some extra words to expand theContinue reading “Twice the Pleasure”

The Happiness Man

My latest short story, The Happiness Man, has just been released with Tales to Terrify, a weekly short horror fiction podcast. The story is about love, death, and an ethereal entity that feeds on happiness, and was released to coincide with Women in Horror Month with guest host Meredith Morgenstern, and narrated by Seth Williams.Continue reading “The Happiness Man”