Worldbuilding

Two decades ago I studied acting part time over three years. Fortunately, I secured a job in a creative industry before I completed the course, which probably saved me from many desperate auditions and a life of poverty. But there are important factors about that craft that shaped the books that make up the ‘Actors …

Exotic locations

I'm lucky. In a world where so many people don't have the means to travel, I'm in the minority. My partner, Warren, and I love discovering new cities and will plan a world trip whenever we have the funds. You see, from Australia, it's cheaper to buy a 'round the world' ticket, which usually takes …

Loving Second Best

Imagine having the love of your life slip through your fingers. Now imagine that someone has fallen for you but you're not sure if you're ready to love them back. That's the dilemma that Nathan faces in my novella, Nate and the New Yorker, which is being re-released tomorrow through NineStar Press. As many of …

Lunch with Writers

This is really a post about self-publishing versus traditional publishing, but saying I caught up with my favourite dirty old man and one of the few mm romance authors who lives down-under, well, it just sounds better as a blog title. Max Vos is one of self-publishing's successes, writing gay male erotica for an eager audience. …

What is Gay Lit?

I'm excited. Why? Over the coming weeks I'm going to publish a very special Q&A blog series looking at gay themed literature. And to help me are several guests who have their own unique insights. You'll meet a reviewer, a representative from a major GLBT publisher, and an author who co-produces a podcast about modern gay writing. …