I Wanna Be Your Dog (Apologies to Iggy Pop)

Last week, I posted about the fact that I would possibly be guest blogging on another website. Well, that possibility has become a reality. For the month of November, I’m going to be Inside a Dog‘s resident author, blogging three times a week. Needles to say, I’m very excited about the opportunity. And if you’veContinue reading “I Wanna Be Your Dog (Apologies to Iggy Pop)”

Of School Visits, Interviews, and Songbirds…

As I mentioned in my last post, I was invited to speak to a group of Year 5 & 6 students at Brunswick North Primary last week. I knew I was in good company when it turned out the kids were already well-versed in comic books. Not only did the name tags on their desksContinue reading “Of School Visits, Interviews, and Songbirds…”

Armageddon Out of Here

This week I’ll be giving a talk at a primary school in Melbourne, where I’ll be discussing the path that brought me to publication, as well as hopefully fielding some questions from the students. I’ve given other talks to support the release of Vanguard Prime: Goldrush, but this’ll be my first school visit. I’m onlyContinue reading “Armageddon Out of Here”

Kick Out The (Vanguard Prime) Jams

After yesterday’s post on the music that inspired Vanguard Prime: Goldrush, it occurred to me that there was not one but two songs that I should have mentioned in my list. Instead of having contributed to the creation of VP, however, they were instead inspired by the book. You see, before Goldrush was published I hadContinue reading “Kick Out The (Vanguard Prime) Jams”

The Ideas Shoppe: In The Groove

One of my biggest sources of inspiration is music; so much so that I gave a presentation at uni on songs that had inspired my writing. It…did not go well. I’d hoped to stimulate conversation amongst my fellow students about what music sparked their imaginations. What I got instead was muted befuddlement. I was eventuallyContinue reading “The Ideas Shoppe: In The Groove”