Win Stuff!

Another Monday, another new post for Inside a Dog. I originally intended on interviewing Samantha for this blog, but when the opportunity with Inside a Dog came up I knew that it’d be the perfect venue for a Q&A with an editor. Like I mentioned in the post, I’m hoping my next Q&A will beContinue reading “Win Stuff!”

You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Fanfic

A new Inside a Dog post is up, in which I make a confession about the fanfiction I’ve written in the past. It’s all true. I regret nothing. I definitely think fanfic can help a young writer develop their skills. The impulse is to then offer a warning about not getting too stuck or over-focused onContinue reading “You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Fanfic”

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”