Tag: crime fiction

  • Dark Mode sneak peek – read an excerpt

    Dark Mode sneak peek – read an excerpt

    My debut novel is out in less than two months! I’m incredibly excited to share it with readers – if you’re a fellow crime fiction fan, I wrote this book for you. Dark Mode is a psychological thriller that explores the intersection of violence and misogyny online and in real life through the story of […]

  • Crafting feisty females with author Felicity McLean

    When researching for her second novel, Felicity McLean learned there are more books and songs about Ned Kelly and his gang than any other Australian historical figure. Kelly is pervasive in Australian culture, but McLean wondered how representative he is of who we are as a nation in 2022. Her new novel plays around with […]

  • Ep 51 Finding something purely for yourself with award-winning author Dinuka McKenzie

    When Dinuka McKenzie first sat down to write a novel, she had no dreams of publication – or understanding of the craft of fiction. She was the working mother of two young kids, feeling like everyone wanted something from her all the time. All she wanted was to do something that was purely for herself. Now […]

  • Ep 40 Vigilante justice with author David Heska Wanbli Weiden

    ‘People come to me all the time and tell me about the metaphors I built in, and I tell them, “Man, I just threw it in there.”‘ David Heska Wanbli Weiden is an enrolled citizen of the Sicangu Lakota nation and the author of Winter Counts. His debut novel, Winter Counts was the winner of […]

  • The best news yet

    Way back in July, I was shortlisted for the Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award. I’m immensely pleased to share that my novella was selected as one of the award finalists and is now an e-book! It has a new title and a snazzy cover. A thriller set in 1980s Sydney and drawn from true events, […]