Tag Archives: Brain Jar Press

Goal Setting (Literally)

I just wanted to give a shout-out to this wee book, Goal Setting (Literally), from Brain Jar’s Writer Chaps series (you can get it in ebook form or hard copy – and Brain Jar Press generally prints in your country so
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Locus Awards 2022

I’m both delighted and amused to see my little (profanity-ridden) Brain Jar Press writer chap as one of the finalists for the Locus Awards for Non-Fiction!

The shortlists are here.

What To Do When You Don’t Have A Book Coming Out …

… & Even More Sage Advice!

Yes, my second Writer Chap is out from Brain Jar Press. A companion volume for Your Are Not Your Writing & Other Sage Advice.

Filled with unsolicited (but generally useful) advice, anecdotes, occasional subtweets, comments about writers drinking
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2020 Australian Shadows Awards

The Australian Shadows Awards shortlist for works published in 2020 has been released!

I’m delighted to say that The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories (PS Publishing) and Red New Day & Other Microfictions (Brain Jar Press) are both finalists for Best
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You Are Not Your Writing & Other Sage Advice

Oh, hello, my poor neglected blog!

Just popping in to share a lovely review from Reviewers of Oz of my Brain Jar Press chapbook You Are Not Your Writing & Other Sage Advice! This little book is part of
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News: No Good Deed

After a LOT of enquiries, Brain Jar Press has decided to do a physical version of No Good Deed: A Sourdough Tale!

The e-book version will remain free to download from the Brain Jar website, but if you’re a completest and love the
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Watch Your Backlist: Five Points on a Theme

Art by Kathleen Jennings

You’ve been writing for a while. Several years, in fact. You’ve even been publishing some (or a lot) of what you write.

All those stories are defunct, right? After they’ve appeared, and gone through the awards cycle (where they either
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Preorder: The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

Yes! At long last (my fault entirely) The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales is available for preorder from Tartarus Press. The words are by me, the art by Kathleen Jennings and the very lovely introduction by Helen Marshall.

This is the
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Free Fiction!

So, in the lead up to the release of The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales (Tartarus Press) this month (fingers crossed) and All the Murmuring Bones (Titan Books) next month, here is a little Sourdough world origin story, beautifully
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2020 Roundup – or “What the Hell Happened??”

2020, hey?

What the hell was that? Well, it certainly put a crimp in things to say the least – no travel, no face-to-face teaching, projects delayed (including a super-exciting one that I still can’t announce), work drying up
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