Short Story Judging (What Makes A Good Story)

  Recently, I had the honour of being asked to judge a writing competition. It was an interesting process. I was given the shortlisted ("highly commended") stories - ie. was not involved in selecting them from the hundred+ entries in each category (thank goodness, that would have been a monumental task). So, what I was... Continue Reading →

New Novel Release Easter 2021

2020 was hard, but not without some positives. My family dynamic actually improved over two rounds of lockdown, I started a PhD, and I signed a publishing contract. This latter achievement was a big deal for me and felt like vindication for the effort I've put into my fiction writing for the last decade. I... Continue Reading →

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