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So, Brisneylanders, I’m teaching Creative Writing Stage 1 on Saturday 20-21 July 2019 10am–4pm for the Australian Writers’ Centre.
Then, Sydneysiders, I’m teaching it for you on
Saturday 10-11 August 2019 10am-4pm AND then I’m teaching Short Story in One Day on Sunday
So, I’ve started writing a new novel, Morwood.
Like Blackwater it’s a gothic fantasy set in the Sourdough/Bitterwood world, and I’m at the stage where I love it. It’s new and pretty and we’re in our honeymoon period.
Here’s a first draft sample (no
Well, guess what’s coming out in paperback!! Hello, Restoration, my last child.
So, if you’ve been waiting, arms crossed, grumping “I won’t buy it until all the trilogy is out, even though that might affect the chances of getting
I’ve been fortunate enough to be awarded some grants during my career (by Arts Queensland, the Copyright Agency and the Australia Council for the Arts). To balance things out, I have also not received many of the grants for
Over at Always Trust in Books I talk about the agony and the ecstasy of finishing off my Verity Fassbinder supernatural crime/urban fantasy trilogy.
Write a trilogy, they said. It’ll be fun, they said.
I should start by saying that
Absolutely delighted to have another installment in Stephen Jones’ third and final Lovecraft Squad mosaic novel! The artwork for The Lovecraft Squad: Rising is by Douglas Klauba and the book will be published by Pegasus Books in 2020.
Delighted to say that I’ve got a story in this one! Especially delighted as this story was difficult to write and edit, so I’m Most Pleased.
Even more delighted to see fellow Aussies Kaaron Warren and JS Breukelaar also in the ToC with a bunch of other wonderful writers. Thanks, Paula Guran!
My story “Home and Hearth” (which originally appeared as part of the Spectral Press chapbook series) has been transmuted into a podcast by the lovely folk at PseudoPod! Thanks, peeps, and special thanks to narrator Robin McLeavy.
Go here to listen.