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Where’s Holmes 2 has arrived, with another Mrs Hudson adventure!

Look what arrived in the mail! The Where’s Holmes Vol II anthology was published by Specul8 Publishing in Queensland. It’s their second ‘absent Sherlock Holmes’ anthology, and the second to feature one of my Mrs Hudson stories, and other ‘absent Sherlock Holmes’ stories by Aussie authors. This one contains Mrs Hudson and the Forgotten Letter…

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When things don’t quite go to plan – but turn out alright anyway

Well, this is interesting.   Last time I published an eBook, via Smashwords and Draft 2 Digital (and listed it on Goodreads and my website bookshop), the entire process took about 3-7 days to sort itself out. With this in mind, and now my Patreon Adventurer Extraordinaire and above tiers have got their patron reward…

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This week Patrons got some sneak peeks!

Just finished transcribing the first draft of scene 12 – the penultimate scene in  my current work-in-progress short story, Blood Ties. Patreon supporters have received sneak peeks this week. I’ll be transcribing and rewriting Scene 13 of  a vampyre story, on Friday the 13th. Woah. Serendipity is so cool. At least thirteen is my lucky number. Want…

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‘Fire and Brimstone’ this Halloween

Earlier in the year I mentioned my short short, Sing for Me,  was accepted into Specul8’s anthology, Fire and Brimstone. The anthology is now soon to be released! I’ll be ordering copies soon. To reserve your copy, contact me asap. RRP AU$19.99

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The Dark Side of Steampunk

Welcome to my guest blogger this week, Bryce Raffle, editor of the  dreadpunk anthology, Deadsteam, which contains my penny dreadful inspired short story, The Case of the Murderous Migraine.  Bryce is also a fellow steampunk and long-time member of Scribblers Den (an international steampunk writers forum). Take it away, Bryce. The Dark Side of Steampunk Initially,…

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First Review of Deadsteam

I’m excited! Deadsteam has its first review posted on Goodreads – and my short, The Case of the Murderous Migraine, got mentioned as a favourite! “What a reading delight!! …This dreadpunk (steampunk horror) anthology is a perfect way to get in the Halloween mood. These story’s are reminiscent of classic penny dreadfuls and gothic horror. …

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Remember the 5th of November. Den of Antiquity Launch Day.

Today is the launch of Den of Antiquity, an anthology of steampunk short stories, written by the members of Scribblers’ Den – a writing collective on the forum, Steampunk Empire. (And, yes, the date was chosen on purpose.) I’ve been fortunate to be a member for the past couple of years and am pleased to…

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Fear, Loathing and Submissions

Fear is the enemy. It paralyses, panics. It whispers seductively, its only purpose to stifle imagination, destroy confidence and crush fragile egos. It feeds procrastination, eroding what resolve may remain. It is one of our strongest enemies and weakest ally. Mostly, it lies. Big fat whoppers. Furphies designed to create even more fear. Its strongest…

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