2021 Doorways

Somehow, dear readers, it is the year 2021. I haven’t posted much on here lately. I’ve been busy finishing university and dealing with lockdowns with a small child, and now we are looking to sell the house. But I’ve also hit some milestones amongst all of that, and it has me in a reflective mood. It’s just over 20 years since I sold (and was paid for) my first short story, the Third Sigil, to the long defunct website deathlings.com. It’s 10 years since that story was reprinted in Devil Dolls and Duplicates. It’s still my worst published story, but...

“Butcher’s Hook” in Aurealis Best of 2013

My short story “Butcher’s Hook” was voted equal third in the Aurealis subscriber’s Best of 2013 poll. Equal third with four other stories, one of which is edit-buddy Marta Salek’s excellent “Intelligent Design”. View the full list here: http://aurealisblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/26/best-of-aurealis-subscriber-survey-results/ Aurealis is now an all digital magazine, which is good news! That means you can get […]