On Thursday I'm hopping on an aeroplane and heading off to Perth. I'm lucky enough to be going to Swancon - Perth's Science Fiction convention. It's the fortieth anniversary of Swancon, and this year it's the Natcon - or National Convention. At Swancon, on Saturday afternoon at 3pm, Frontier Resistance will be launched in paperback … Continue reading Official Release of Frontier Resistance Paperback – Swancon 40
Tomorrow is the official launch date for Frontier Resistance. It's the second book in my Frontier Series, and continues the tale of Shanna and her friends as they confront the alien invaders. 'The Garsal have landed and Frontier has changed forever. Even as Shanna and her friends struggle to master their new gifts before the … Continue reading Frontier Resistance Launch – Tomorrow!
It's only a few days now until Frontier Resistance is published, and apart from thinking about that, I've been thinking about cats. Why might you ask? I think it's because I enjoy writing about them, and they form a very important part of the Frontier Series. I am, very definitely, a cat person. Even now … Continue reading Cats
Next weekend I'll be at my very first Science Fiction Convention - Continuum X: Carnival of Lost Souls, in Melbourne. Although I've always loved reading Science Fiction, and now writing it, I've never been to one, as we've always lived in remote, and now rural, Australia.It's really interesting when you tell people that you're going … Continue reading Continuum X – Next Weekend’s activity!
It's been busy. We've just come back from three weeks overseas in Canada and the US, and I'm about to launch back into my day job, while of course continuing to write.Hague Publishing has just sent the file of Frontier Incursion to the printer. It was released as an eBook in late September 2012, and … Continue reading Writing, Writing and Continuing to Dream
I'm in the middle of editing the manuscript for Frontier Resistance, and I'm finding it an interesting process, the second time around. It's not enormously different, but it is less confronting and less daunting. I've spoken at a few events about my first book, and I've usually described the manuscript acceptance notification as "interesting." There's … Continue reading Editing
It's been a busy one. I'm probably exaggerating though, when I suggest that you couldn't have fitted anything more into the week. But it's Sunday night and I'm finally sitting down to write something on this blog after what seems never ending frenetic activity.Of course, as soon as I got organised, Nosey (cat) decided it … Continue reading How much can you fit into one week?