• April 2017 update

    Writing Since the last update: I’ve released a 700 page anthology, in collaboration with two dozen writers from around the world; Undad got another nomination in some local publishing awards;…

  • GAMMA.CON 2016, by Annie (6)

    GAMMA.CON on Saturday 17th September 2016 marked my six-year-old daughter Annie’s first major convention experience, and she spent the entire day at my artist alley table with me, helping calculate…

  • April 2016 update

    Somehow, this annual April update skipped a year. It’s April 2016? Really? Are we sure about this? Here we go then. Family When I wrote the last April update, our…

  • Aurealis Awards 2014 finalists announced

    Last year, Peaceful Tomorrows (Vol 2) was shortlisted in the Best Graphic Novel category of the 2013 Aurealis Awards. To have been nominated was a profound and exciting experience for…

  • Crunching the numbers – the Undad Kickstarter debrief

    Earlier this week, my Kickstarter campaign Undad ended, raising more than $5300, which is 40% more than its funding goal of $3750. In this post, I’ll attempt to break down…

  • Accidental autobiography – Undad update

    A few months ago, I put together a brief analysis of my major creative works, focusing on the way they reflected what was going on in my life at the…

  • What I learned from my failed Kickstarter

    In April/May of this year, I ran a Kickstarter campaign for a science fiction anthology entitled All The King’s Men. The project aimed to source artwork and writing from creative…

  • April 2014 update

    Time for another April update. Re-reading this old blog post was, as with last year, a reminder of just how incredibly busy life is. NB: There are a lot of…

  • Writing bucket list – February 2014

    Success is one of those things that’s impossible to quantify. If you’d asked me when I was a kid what my definition of success was, it’d probably end up looking…

  • Accidental autobiography – a thematic reading of my writing career to date

    I’m reminded of some advice I read some years back: the book you could write today will not be the book you write tomorrow. It’s so true. I’ve been looking…