Monthly Archives: January 2013
Sarah Pinborough: Spreading the Mayhem
I recently discovered the work of multi-talented UK author Sarah Pinborough. I devoured the Dog-Faced Gods trilogy with delight, relish and a dash of mustard. Ms P doesn’t know me from a bar of soap but was still
Exegesis, Part the Third: Mosaic
Continuing the posts of the exegetical component of my PhD – no criticism intended, merely analysis. This section looks at mosaic novels and other forms of fragmented storytelling.
Part Three: Mosaic
‘My lies and the fragments of truth I remember
Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth
I’m very excited to reveal that Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth, the third volume in the Stephen Jones edited Innsmouth series, has its Table of Contents all
Reminding myself constantly …
Working on the second half of the novel (now known as Hallowmass instead of Brisneyland by Night) the last four days and it feels like banging my head on the wall. I have to keep
Exegesis, Part the Second: Memory
More from my PhD Exegesis, wherein I consider the ideas of memory at work in Sourdough and Other Stories.
Part Two: Memory
‘The sight of the inn picks at the stitches of my memory. The splintered shingle, emblazoned with a faded golden
Totally worthy …
The Witches’ Scale
And so, I have agreed to write a novella for Simon Marshall-Jones at Spectral Press.
He offered me something I couldn’t possibly refuse: this illustration as a cover.
It’s called “Die Hexenwippe oder-waage” (The witches’ seesaw or scale)
Speculative Fiction Festival 2013
Sent off my bio and headshot this morning for the NSW Writers’ Centre Speculative Fiction Festival program. The festival is organised by the delovely Kate Forsyth.
Lisa and I will be appearing (in a puff