WorldCon 2020 – Zoom on NZ

Alrighty, I’ve got my WorldCon program information now. If you’re coming, you can find me in the following panels: Sandman at 30: The Enduring Influence of Neil Gaiman’s Creation30 Jul 2020, Thursday 16:00 – 16:50, Programme Room 1With: Matthew S. Rotundo, Jane Routley, and Claire Bartlett. and: Comics and Manga in the 21st Century2 Aug 2020, Sunday 12:00 – 12:50, Programme Room 3With: R.W.W. Greene, Ada Palmer, Scott Edelman, and Queenie Chan. I will also be doing a reading (I have what, or even why) on 31 Jul 2020, Friday 14:00 – 14:25, in Reading Room 1. See you kreeps and killers...

Argonautica Press Books in Stores!

Jason Fischer and I are proud to announce that all phase 1 Argonautica titles are now live for distribution in Australia and New Zealand, courtesy of Novella Distribution. This includes my books Bloody Waters and Shadowmancy. All three books can all be found in the August-September catalogue, available at the following link: Argonautica Press titles are distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Novella Distribution. If you’re a bookseller, please order with extreme prejudice. If you’re a reader, please ask your bookseller to order one for you. Cheers! FacebookTwitterTumblrEmail

Some Shadowmancy Reviews

Hey killers, It’s been a while since I wrote anything here. The bushfires, the Covid pandemic, and my last semester of University have all conspired to keep me from my creative work work. But I turned in my thesis a week or so ago and now I have some time again–just in time for lockdown take 2. It’s been a while since I published any new work. I have some things coming out soon, and I am planning to write here a bit more now, but in the meantime I thought I would share with you some reviews of my...

2019: Done and Dusted

Another year done and dusted. I have a week left of work and then I’m on holiday until after the New Year. This one has been exhausting. I founded a new team at work and we published the first version of my new machine learning product in August, in an around a five week trip to Japan. I went back to University–again–and found myself an on-campus student for the first time in a couple of decades. This year I’ve been absolutely hammered by colds and flu. I have been sick every month since July and during that time have lost...

Fcking Forty, Finally

My friend Ed’s dying wish was that his friends finish his graphic memoir about the year he turned forty–the worst year of his life. 150 of us pulled together to complete the book from his script. Artists like Jill Thompson, KT Hollywood, Darick Maasen, Hillary Barta, Gene Ha, Hugo Giraud, Joel Carroll, Jonathan Hickman, Mike Norton, Skye Ogden, Tim Seeley, and a legion of others teamed all chipped in a page each. Ed drew many pages for me before he fell ill and I was determined to reciprocate here. My page was inked by the indomitable Greg Vondruska, who found...