The Dead Aviatrix

This is the title story from my new collection, The Dead Aviatrix: Eight short stories. It was inspired by something that happened to me as the writer of a novel some years ago. It was an awful and troubling thing, and I wondered for a long time about how to write about it in a useful and interesting way. The narrative involved my...

My Hearts Are Your Hearts

What are the hares getting up to among the sunflowers? Who is paying $6000 for a raincoat? The priest is good, kind, adored, believed – but can the schoolgirl trust him? Who kills his wife and dumps the body in the pool? What if you find your death was listed long ago online? With lightness in the telling, with subtle harmonies and...

Dear Writer ... Revisited

People who are beginning to write fiction, particularly people living in remote places, often send their manuscripts to an assessor, and the letters in the original edition of Dear Writer were inspired by correspondence I had with writers when I was reading their manuscripts. I used to sign my letters with the name of a character from...

Jemma

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Tablo

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Jemma

Joined about 3 years ago

Tablo

Joined 11 months ago

Quinn and the Metropolis

(Now available as an eBook) The Metropolis Series #1. When Quinn Vasquez is suddenly put in the center of the Metropolis’ secrets, she kisses her normal high school life goodbye. She becomes a fugitive and is blamed for all the weirdness. But why, what has she done, and what can she do to fix it?

TERRIBLE LIE

Some people try to get away with murder. Christopher Hart is just trying to get away from it. Haunted by the violent death of a close friend, Christopher returns to his home town of Croydon to try and get his life back on track. However his dreams of an easy life are shattered when an old flame contacts him claiming she has been...