Category Archives: Stories

Writing Doctor Who

As those of you who know me will be aware, I have contributed, as a writer, to the history of the iconic time-travelling Doctor — officially. This came by way of a short story published in one of the Big … Continue reading

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Collecting Psychos

A while back, I was asked by Benjamin Szumskyi — editor of books on horror writers as well as founding editor of the journals Studies in Fantasy Literature and Studies in Australian Weird Fiction — if I would contribute to … Continue reading

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A Life With Zombies

Writer and zombie afficionado Chuck McKenzie recently posted this true story to the Southern Horror Yahoo Group — a tale of an ordinary life with zombies, travel, perceptive children and Michael Jackson. I’m generally not the sort to bore others … Continue reading

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New Publication: Creeping in Reptile Flesh

Creeping in Reptile Flesh is a new collection of stories, gathered around a loose (a very loose) theme that is dictated by the title story — a 20,000 word novella that can be described this way (to quote from the … Continue reading

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Black Magazine: The Colour Out of Inner Space

Brimstone Press today announced the launching of a new, glossy, horror-related magazine, Black: Australian Dark Culture. This will be a major national magazine with wide distribution and, hopefully, wide appeal. It will focus on all things dark: from movies, music, … Continue reading

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The Time is Nigh

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“In the Service of the Flesh” Reviewed

I just stumbled upon this review of my zombie story “In the Service of the Flesh” by the insightful Chuck McKenzie on the Horrorscope website. It’s always good to get a rave review. The last sentence is particularly pleasing. ‘In … Continue reading

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Call of Cthulhu’s Mum

A new story has been added to my website. It’s a comedic piece set in H.P. Lovecraft’s Old Ones mythos — or at least a version of it — and inspired by his classic tale “Call of Cthulhu”. For this … Continue reading

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Now available: The Workers’ Paradise

The Workers’ Paradise, edited by Russell B. Farr and Nick Evans and published by Ticonderoga Publications, is one of the most exciting anthologies I’ve been in for a while. Though the editors’ description of it may suggest that it is … Continue reading

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Dear Mary

On my website I’ve set up a section where you can read some of my stories online. First up is a very short one that was was written for, and published in, the convention program booklet for Conflux 4, 2007. … Continue reading

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