Hi there! There’s so much that’s been going on since my last update. A revision complete, awesome news from my friends, and exciting news on the Fiction Vortex and my episodic fiction writing front too! But first, a selection of … Continue reading All The News August 2018
Information overload is a problem. There’s often a point halfway through writing a post where I feel totally overwhelmed and convinced I’ll never make a decent blog post out of my material. I often write about a topic because I want to learn something, which is very different from writing about something you know well, and then it’s easy to feel like you’ve bitten off too much. Here are three tips that work for me: Continue reading On Writing Non-Fiction with Sheena McGrath
I’m still quite new to episodic fiction, only really getting into it about a year ago when I began writing Quest For The Wholly Pale for Fiction Vortex. Even with my studies in Screenwriting, and some experience writing a series … Continue reading On Writing Episodic Fiction With The Fiction Vortex Team
Pravina Maharaj has my admiration (and envy) for consistently placing her short stories in weekly print magazines: those guilty-pleasure reads kleinsus and I like to flip-through and read over a nice cup of tea or two; those same magazines and … Continue reading On Writing: Short Magazine Fiction with Pravina Maharaj
So you’re probably wondering how Leenna brewed up the idea of a werewolf in Australia—Western Australia (WA), nogal, as we say in South Africa. Truth be told Leenna doesn’t know either. All she can tell you is there was absolutely … Continue reading Werewolf in Australia, really?
Hi there! And welcome to another of my updates (and yes, I know I’m terrible at keeping dates these days:-D) What follows is what is best described as a series of updates covering The Quest For The Wholly Pale, my … Continue reading Update March 2018: Quest Episodes, WIPs and Friends
When first researching how to self-publish, and the myriads of issues I had to address five years ago, I found Mark Coker’s advice, research and predictions very useful and thought-provoking. So, naturally, I was excited to hear about his new … Continue reading Listening and Learning: The Smart Author Podcast
So, I finally got around to compiling into one volume most of my short (and very short) fantasy and science fiction, most written (and some even published) over the past 7-years (7 years! OMG times flying). ‘The Bagua and other … Continue reading Questings
Yup, Wizards in space. Bet you’d never guess I’d work on a series with that premise…but I am! I’ve joined the Wizards In Space storyverse over at Fiction Vortex. Created by Archmage Eugene Morgulis, my fellow traveling wizards (okay, one’s … Continue reading It’s Wizards…In Space!
I know you’re probably tired of hearing about it, but I’m going to write one last post about it! And as I love, love, love how the cover turned out, I thought I’d give you an insiders look at that … Continue reading It’s out today! 3 Million’s A Crowd