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Paths to publishing: should you self publish your work?

Last month, I joined Anna Daniels, Kylie Kaden, Ian Wynne and Ella Jefrey (moderator) in a QUT Alumni Authors panel talking about writing fiction. Because who doesn’t like fiction? The audience was fantastic, by the way. Interested in getting your work published? Next month, I’ll be j
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Really Short Story: Heaven

Harold was the only person in the world who could fly. He told me he discovered how to fly when he was twenty. “How did you do it?” I asked him. I really wanted to know how to fly. “I trained every day, ten hours per day, for twelve years straight.” That sounded too hard for me, so al
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Really Short Story: My Fourteenth Birthday

I first died on my fourteenth birthday. I was trampled by a buffalo. It was a horrific death, but then I came back to life as a daughter of acrobats. I died again, at the age of fourteen again, this time of disease. The third time around, I was born the daughter of royalty. I died in
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No Cure Magazine Issue 6 now out

The latest issue of No Cure Magazine is out, everybody. In this issue I interview Mambo artists Brigid Moloney, Ben Brown, Edwina Buckley, Lee McConnell and of course, legendary Reg Mombassa. Buy the mag
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Interview with SBS Radio

A little late notice, but I’m going to have an interview with Christie Rivera from SBS Filipino Radio. It’s on from 9AM Brisbane time, and 10AM Melbourne time today, the 28th of February. If you’re from Brisbane, tune into 93.3FM. If you’re in Melbourne, tune i
My short story Child receives Honourable Mention in The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume One by Jason Erik Lundberg

Child Receives Honourable Mention in Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume One

My short story, Child, has received an honourable mention in The Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories: Volume One. Child was initially published in Issue#3 of a publication called Ceriph in Singapore. It was then published in Solarcide. People seemed to enjoy
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How I Momentarily Became the 28th Most Popular Writer in the World

Yes, that’s right, folks. I now have a rambling article in Authorpreneur Magazine. It talks about my successes with the special edition of my short story, Child, as well as a few things I did to help boost its ranking on Apple’s iBooks. You can read the article by clicking
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No Cure Magazine Now Available in Newsagents

A magazine I write for, No Cure Magazine, is now available in newsagents around Australia. It’s an impressive magazine filled with the work of some pretty amazing artists. Mark Zeidler, the founder of No Cure, has great taste. The first magazine contains an interview I did with the co

Writing a One Hundred Word Love Story

I remember the first time I fell in love. It was sunny and I was sixteen years old and we were holding hands and I thought, “She’s the girl I want to spend the rest of my life with.” It didn’t work out. Although my definition of “love” has evolved tremendously since then, it doesn’t m
My friend Hames

My Friend Hames

“Have you ever been so alone at night that you looked up and tried to move a star?” I want to tell you about my friend Hames. He’s a little older than I am and he loves to wear hats and jackets everywhere he goes. He is, by far, one of the most interesting friends I’ve ever had. I met
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