Do you only write cyberpunk?

Actually I write what I feel like. To date that has included cyberpunk, space opera, dark fantasy and humorous crime.

Is it hard to get published?

It sure is. But don’t let that stop you. I didn’t. It only made me more determined. Just be prepared to work hard and grow crocodile skin.

Are you available for workshops and conventions?

I am very happy to attend conventions where I can and I try and make it to most panels, discussions and seminars that I am invited to participate in. I’m also available to run seminars, time permitting, on various topics including: So You Want To be a Writer? What Now?, A Writer’s Perspective on Agent’s and How to Become a Professional Writer.

Some of my previous invited appearances include:

  • Sisters in Crime: with Tara Moss and Emma Boling
  • New Zealand National SF Convention: Australian Guest of Honour
  • Supanova Pop Expo, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney: Guest
  • Thylacon (Australian National Science Fiction Convention): Guest of Honour
  • Fandomedia: Interstate Guest of Honour
  • Brisbane Writers Festival: Guest
  • University of Queensland: Guest Lecturer
  • Queensland Writers Centre: Wordpool, Seminars

Do you mentor other writers?

Yes, I have been involved in several mentoring programs both through the Queensland Writers Centre and Fantastic Queensland. I also try to privately mentor colleagues where time and opportunity presents.

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