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A Short Taste of the Memory of Death

My new publishers, Momentum, have just released the first chapter of The Memory of Death over at their website. You can read it below, but I do warn you, there are spoilers. This scene is almost as old as the … Continue reading

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Terror

This was a birthday gift, and performance piece, for a friend. Sums up a lot of the way I think about certain things, so, here it is.   TERROR   I don’t write horror stories. I can’t. I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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Clearing the Slate, and Men of Letters – and a little bit about beautiful failures.

Last year was one of the hardest I’ve ever had, you get those sorts of years, and I’ve been lucky in the main. But in amongst some wonderful stuff there was some utter dire things too (yet again, you get … Continue reading

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Peacemaker

My mate Marianne has a book coming out May 2014 through Angry Robot – publishers of Roil, and Night’s Engines. The book is called Peacemaker, and the cover is by Joey Hi Fi (who did those Awesome Chuck Wendig covers … Continue reading

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In Which The Prodigal Something Returns

Just kicking through the dust here. And thinking about the furniture – which would be much more interesting if it was called funniture (though not as elegant). There’s a new Death Works story coming out through Momentum books in February, … Continue reading

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New Trent’s Book Corner

I know, it’s been a while.  

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Some Choose Your Own Adventure Death Works Style

I’ve been working on a Choose Your Own Adventure Street Read for the Brisbane City Council, and with Emma Craven as our amazing editor. It’s a Death Works story, set after the last books, and an all ages one. Here’s … Continue reading

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Time is a Limited Resource

I don’t write a lot about writing because, well, I talk about it enough already. But I’ve been thinking about time: the obvious sort of stuff that you forget about until you’re discussing death or illness with a friend. And … Continue reading

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Endings

I am one of those writers, those annoying sort of writers (well, I annoy me) who starts a book with the ending. Actually, I thrash around a lot until either on a walk, or in the shower or on the … Continue reading

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So This is the Place After a While, and now I am Returned to Blow Away the Dust, or Something.

Hey. I’ve been gone a while. I think after the Bell’s Palsy (and after finishing a new book – which is currently with publishers and is the best thing I’ve ever written, but there’s no guarantee that it’ll find a … Continue reading

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