Whether you are interested in poetry, in writing in general, or in all things Celtic/Druidic, I hope you find something in here to enhance your skills or your knowledge.

My SF Influences and Hopes: Part Three

Hi EveryoneSaturday, 28 April 2018, saw the running of the inaugural Victorian Speculative Writers Festival (www.specfic.com.au), held at the Gasworks Arts Park in Albert Park. The auditorium was packed (around 120 people) and the sessions themselves were interesting, informative and inspiring. I met up with old friends, made some new ones, and signed books for new […]

A Successful Submission

Hi EveryoneA couple of weeks ago, I appeared on a panel for the Melbourne Chapter of the Historical Novel Society of Australasia(HNSA), as part of its 2018 Event series.  The event, held at the Prahran Mechanics Institute, was entitled ‘Evaluating a Successful Submission’ and explored the topic of what publishers, editors and competition judges might consider would […]

The Successful Launch of My New Poetry Collection

Hi EveryoneLast Sunday (9 Dec 2018), the wonderful poet and mentor of Melbourne poets, Alex Skovron, launched my second poetry collection, Libation. Elly Varrenti, friend and colleague from my teaching time at Box Hill Institute, kept things on schedule for the almost 70 people gathered for the celebration. Elly Varrenti welcoming everyone Alex Skovron launching the […]