Rachel’s next book.

My daughter, Rachel, and I wrote a newly published book together, Unicorn's Egyptian Rescue. It has been available long enough to generate a few sales. Rather than wait for royalties to be paid in the real world, I gave Rachel some money as her share of what we had sold to date. This was very... Continue Reading →

3rd Place Wordfest Short Story

TL/DR *Cue Happy Dance* I placed third in a writing competition! YAY! Last night was the annual Monash Wordfest Short Story awards ceremony. This year (like last) it was conducted via zoom and was invitation only. When I received an invite I thought it was simply because I was an entrant in the open category... 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 →

Some Happy News

My book Colours of Death: Sergeant Thomas' Casebook was released just on a year ago. I'm pleased to say it has sold over 500 copies in that time. A reasonable portion of those came from my most recent 99c promotion. I used a few different promoters this time and whether it was just the fact... Continue Reading →

How I Mastered Sleep

TL/DR: a prebiotic (not probiotic) called inulin can help you get more restful (and longer) sleep. Most people will have heard the usual “rules” for getting better sleep – consistent bedtime and wake time, no devices for an hour or two before sleeping, no late snacks, no coffee after 3pm and so on. These have... Continue Reading →

My most important book

My son, Michael and I wrote a book together. It's available for sale as of today. This is my most important book, because of what it meant to produce something like that with Michael. It was a fun project to work on together. I've recently written a post on how you can do this too.... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Promotion and Give-Aways.

In celebration of my son and my upcoming birthdays (we’re two days apart), and to celebrate the April 6th launch of Eddy’s Treasure which we wrote together, I am making my other titles e-books either free or super-cheap ($0.99) over the next couple of weeks. The bonanza commences tomorrow on the 2nd of April when... Continue Reading →

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