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2017, here we go!

I’m back, baby! After a break from blogging during January, I’m pleased to be on board for 2017. I left 2016 on a cliffhanger plot twist the likes of which I enjoy putting in my writing, but not so much in my release dates. So, without further ado, here’s what’s coming up in 2017: 1. The Clockwork Dungeon After delays pushed back the preorder release, […]

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The Clockwork Dungeon: Release Delay

Hi everyone, Due to a variety of family and health reasons, there’s going to be a delay to the release of The Clockwork Dungeon. There’s still some minor work to be done on this title, and since I don’t want to put any work out there that isn’t perfect, I’ve had to make the call to push the release date back. Amazon only gives me the option […]

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The Clockwork Dungeon is Available for Pre-Order!

Good news, everyone! The Clockwork Dungeon is officially available for pre-order! Follow Inspector Ambrose into the Clockwork Dungeon, and discover more of the Empire as he tries to outwit the dungeon and save his sister. The ebook drops on December 23, and you can pre-order your copy on Amazon here.

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The Clockwork Dungeon: The Cover Design Process.

“You can’t judge a book by its cover.” … and so goes one of the most overused and misleading quotes in human history. Covers matter, especially to Indie Authors – they entice people to look further, and on channels like Amazon, you only get one shot, and less than a second to catch someone’s eye. With this in mind, I’ve spent a lot of time […]

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Melbourne Writers Festival 2016 Review: The Best & Worst of Literary Culture

Melbourne Writers Festival 2016 Review: The Best & Worst of Literary Culture

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since the Melbourne Writers Festival 2015. As a writer, I can look back on a year of growth and connection since last September, and it was #MWF15 that inspired large parts of my journey. This year’s festival featured dozens of outstanding writers, and it was fantastic to once again join the massive line snaking its way into […]

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