Australian Author & ICU Nurse.

  • We’re In For The Fight Of Our Lives.

    March 23, 2020 by

    I write this as I sit at my laptop this morning – unable to to put my creative thoughts together. On a Monday and Tuesday, I’m usually devoting my energies to writing, brainstorming ideas, sketching out characters and scenes. Regular readers of my blog will know that I’m working on a sequel to my 2016… Read more

  • #FlattentheCurve

    March 15, 2020 by

    In addition to being an author, I am an ICU Nurse. As the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, my profession is being put to the test like never before. The following graphic, adapted from the CDC in the United States, shows what you can do to hamper the spread of the Coronavirus. In addition to… Read more

  • Ned Kelly, The Law & Greta – A Love Story.

    February 25, 2020 by

    I’m sitting in an airport lounge on a Sunday afternoon as I write this. I’m exhausted having spent most of the day on the road with my Dad, driving through some glorious Victorian countryside. But my cup is full. Oh so full… Dad and I spent the weekend at the hamlet of Greta in North… Read more

  • The Woke War Against Jeanine Cummins.

    February 7, 2020 by

    I happened across this article from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation this week, sketching out the latest ‘woke’ shit storm in the publishing world that seems to have claimed another scalp in its never ending progrom against authors who don’t stay in their own lane. Jeanine Cummins, an author who I probably wouldn’t never have heard… Read more

  • Shedding The Fear Of Writing Shit.

    February 5, 2020 by

    If there is one aspect of my writing method I’ve struggled with over the years, it is my tendency to edit as I write. Actually – it’s not so much a tendency as it is an obsession. I can’t bloody help myself. As a result, I spent an inordinate amount of time fretting over getting… Read more

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