Tag: Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award

  • From final draft to publication to audiobook

    In 2017, I found myself with a 12,000-word novella. It was best piece of fiction I’d ever written, and possibly my best piece of writing full stop, and it sat on my hard drive, dreaming of readers. I hadn’t intended to write a novella; my master’s degree program had dictated the word length. But writing […]

  • The latest in my Revenge plot

    If the police ever had a search warrant to seize my computer, I imagine they’d be very excited when they opened it up. How often do suspected criminals have folders all over their desktop labelled REVENGE? But they’d be disappointed when they opened the files and discovered I’m not actually plotting revenge against anyone. At […]

  • Good news, for a change

    I know I’ve been whinging about being sick for a while now (and there’s more where that came from!) but I do have some good news. My novella, A Flicker of Justice, No More, was shortlisted for the Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award. This means you lucky ducks can read an excerpt on the State Library […]