Resting Book Face…

The Twitterverse was abuzz the other day with a story about women having surgery to fix their “Resting Bitch Face”, or, you know, just how some women look when they’re not smiling. Apparently some ladies dislike that they look angry or unapproachable when their faces are at rest. Me? I don’t mind in the slightest;

Knock, Knock! Imposter Syndrome Calling…

I woke up this morning to find I had been tagged in an awesome yet terrifying tweet — a friend of mine had included me and my anthology, “Dark Winds Over Wellington,” in a list of must-read female dark fiction writers. I’ve read all of the other books she listed and they are absolutely tremendous.

Wordsmith Wizard – A Conversation with Writer and Editor Dion Winton-Polak

Dion Winton-Polak is a freelance editor and a familiar face in the horror writing community. An accomplished writer, reviewer and podcaster, Dion’s energy and drive are infectious, and he is known for having both an impeccable eye for detail and a twisted sense of humour. It’s a winning combination.  In the bio of his website

Long Distance

Flash fiction challenge: 500 word romance using the word “spring.” I’ve done it again. Just like I always do. My mouth was in gear but my brain was in neutral, saying words I didn’t really mean. It’s hard for me; I’m not like you, I’m much more emotional. You twist me around like a coiled

Welcome to Worldcon NZ

Something incredibly exciting is coming to Wellington in 2020. The international science fiction and fantasy convention, Worldcon, will take place in the capital city of New Zealand under the name of CoNZealand. Taking place over five days, from the 29th July to the 2nd August, it promises to be a veritable cornucopia of science fiction