I write science fiction and fantasy for both children and adults, but my first publications are fun children’s fantasy adventures called A Song for Old Nel and The Island. I live in New Zealand with my lovely wife, our two feisty kids, a deranged border collie, and a cat. The cat thinks that she is in charge. She is probably right.

Going solo

As always, I’m a bit late to the party, but this week I finally went to see Solo: A Star Wars Story. Based on the fairly average (and sometimes gleefully negative) media coverage I wasn’t expecting much, but it was… pretty good, actually. Alden Ehrenreich was a decent Han Solo,… Read more

Trust me

I have always enjoyed making up stories, and I’m told it started early. Apparently, I talked so much as a preschooler that my great grandfather was sure I was going to be a politician. Well, I’m not a politician, and we’re all better off for it! 😀 I have always… Read more

Dear Google

Welcome to my first blog post! To be honest, I’m not entirely sure what is going to happen here or how exactly it will relate to my newsletter. I have a few ideas in development and they are quite varied. Hopefully, they will also be interesting. Of course, there are… Read more