Category Archives: Gamers series

Festivals, promos and other speaking gigs

2015 is shaping up to be a busy one in terms of speaking and travelling. I’ve hit the ground running with my first school visit and a radio interview last week. And there’s lots more coming up. The visit was … Continue reading

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Armageddon Wrap-up

Armageddon was awesome! Let me repeat that, just in case I haven’t quite made myself clear: ARMAGEDDON WAS AWESOME! For those of you who don’t know, Armageddon is a HUGE pop culture expo. Their latest event was held at the … Continue reading

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My Awards Post

Ballots for both the Ditmar and Chronos awards have now been released. And I’m on both! I’m pleasantly surprised and extremely happy.  :-) The Ditmars are the Australian Science Fiction Achievement awards, decided by popular vote and presented each year … Continue reading

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In the news

Look! I’m in the Chelsea Mordialloc News! This interview was done to promote my talk at the Mentone Public Library this Saturday. You can see the entire edition of the newspaper here. More info about the talk here. Tweet

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More Reviews

Since my last post about reviews (see: “The reviews are in”) back in July, there have been a few more Gamers’ Rebellion reviews, as well as a one for Life, Death and Detention. In that previous post I linked to … Continue reading

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A trilogy of trailers

With the book trailer for Gamers’ Rebellion now up on YouTube, I thought I should post all three trailers for the Gamers books up here in order. Enjoy! GAMERS’ QUEST: GAMERS’ CHALLENGE: GAMERS’ REBELLION:   Tweet

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The reviews are in

Gamers’ Rebellion was released last month and is about to have its public launch this Saturday (see: “Gamers’ Rebellion launch”). And it’s been getting a fair few reviews. I was a little worried about the review situation. The first book … Continue reading

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Gamers’ Rebellion Launch

Gamers’ Rebellion will have its official public launch on Saturday 6 July as part of the Yarra Plenty Regional Library Myths and Legends: 5th Annual Booklovers’ Festival. Come along and join the fun! The book will be launched by the … Continue reading

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Continuum 9

Last weekend I attended Continuum 9. Like those that went before it, this convention was awesome. Lots of great panels, so many interesting discussions and a really friendly, engaging vibe. For me, personally, it was special for a number of … Continue reading

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GAMERS’ REBELLION unleashed!

It’s June 2013! And my new novel, Gamers’ Rebellion, has finally been unleashed upon the Australian reading public. It is so VERY, VERY exciting! This is the third book in the Gamers series, finishing off Tark and Zyra’s story (but … Continue reading

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Book Week, Continuum and other gigs

I’ve had a fairly quiet first half of the year in terms of speaking… which is a good thing, I suppose, given how many writing projects I’ve had on the go. But things are hotting up. I’ve had a string … Continue reading

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Anthologies — the new, the old and the foreign

Today… a post about anthologies — those wonderful books that contain short stories by a multitude of different authors. They are perfect for dipping into when you don’t have much reading time; but they’re also great for cover-to-cover devouring. I … Continue reading

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Third Gamers book — Coming Soon!

At the end of March, just before I was due to head off on holiday, something wonderful arrived in the mail. It was a book! Now, I’m always excited when a book shows up in my post box, but this … Continue reading

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Hello 2013

I find it hard to believe that it’s 2013 already. Tempus is fugiting a little too quickly for my liking (excuse my Latin-butchering). But never mind, we must look to the future. I’ve already written about the past (well, 2012 … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Okay… so there’s this chain blog post thing that’s doing the rounds at the moment. It’s called THE NEXT BIG THING. Basically, it’s ten questions that are an opportunity for writers to tell people about their next project —a completed … Continue reading

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eBooks

Gamers’ Challenge has just been released as an eBook. YAY! It’s available on Kindle through Amazon. Gamers’ Quest is also available on Kindle, as well as in the Booki.sh format through Readings. Life, Death and Detention is available is a … Continue reading

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Launch Videos

I’ve finally gotten around to editing the videos from the launch of Life, Death and Detention. First up, here’s Alison Goodman’s launch speech… And here’s my speech, which includes a few short readings from the book… Yes, the video cuts … Continue reading

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Launching Trust Me Too

July 2012 saw the release of Ford Street Publishing’s massive new YA anthology, Trust Me Too. I’m very excited about this for two reasons… 1. because I’ve got a story in it — “Gamers’ Inferno”. 2. because it’s got so … Continue reading

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Reading & Signing with Michael Pryor

I’ve got a reading and signing event coming up at Embiggen Books, along with the one and only Michael Pryor — author of the rather brilliant Laws of Magic books. Come one, come all! Sunday 25 March 2012, 1pm Embiggen … Continue reading

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Gamers News

Two bits of exciting Gamers news to report. Gamers’ Challenge has joined Gamers’ Quest on the reading list for the Victorian Premier’s Reading Challenge. Both books are listed for two age groups — Years 5 & 6 and Years 7 … Continue reading

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