Some of my short stories available as ebooks

I decided to extend the life of some of my short stories that have been published in journals/magazines over the last few years, by publishing them digitally. It's a bit of a (fairly safe) experiment in self-publishing and the world of ebooks. I'm loving reading on my Kobo eReader, and I've made these stories available … Continue reading Some of my short stories available as ebooks

Brief review of The Kid on the Karaoke Stage in this month’s ABR

Just a quick note to say that I wrote an 'in brief' review of the excellent short story collection The Kid on the Karaoke Stage and Other Stories, edited by Georgia Richter (Aus), for this month's Australian Book Review, out now in print and online. Here's an extract: 'While the stories in The Kid on the Karaoke … Continue reading Brief review of The Kid on the Karaoke Stage in this month’s ABR

Social media marketing & bringing back the letter

Those two things might seem incompatible, but they are two things I have spoken about and written on lately... Recently I was a guest of the Australian Publishers Association at the Social Media Marketing seminars in Sydney and Melbourne. There were all sorts of speakers - writers, booksellers, publishers, a 'guru' and someone like me … Continue reading Social media marketing & bringing back the letter