Stories and Books

Books:

The Dragon Slayer’s Son Novel Study Unit (no-prep novel study unit for teachers)

Fatewalker (a fantasy for ages 13+, Fatecarver series: Book 2)

Fatecarver (a fantasy for ages 13+, Fatecarver series: Book 1)

Pandemic Poetry: Across the Fence (a collection of poems written during Covid-19 lockdown)

Squelched (a light hearted urban fantasy for adults)

Dragon Homecoming (a fantasy for ages 8-13, final book in the Dragon Slayer series)

The Dragon Defence League (a fantasy for ages 8-13, third book in the Dragon Slayer series)

The Dragon Slayer’s Daughter (a fantasy for ages 8-13, second book in the Dragon Slayer series)

The Ipswich Witch (a fantasy for ages 8-12)

Backyard Bugwatcher (how to identify and care for New Zealand arthropods, for all ages)

The Dragon Slayer’s Son (a fantasy for ages 8-13, first book in the Dragon Slayer series)

A Glint of Exoskeleton (an adventure for ages 8-13)

Insects in the Classroom (an activity guide for years 0-6)

Stories:

Mists of Time (available in Magic Portals)

100% Pure New Zealand (available in Aftermath)

Deathventures Inc (available in Alternative Deathiness)

Breach (available in Te Kōrero Ahi Kā and Magic Portals)

The Pied Piper (winner of 2017 Lexicon Short Story Award; Published in Andromeda Spaceways Magazine #72

To the Centre of the Earth (winner of 2016 AuContraire Short Story Award; available in Te Kōrero Ahi Kā)

Mannequin (published in Work Literary Magazine)

How the Albatross Got its Wings (published in Fickle Muses)

Also check out my Saturday Stories, published right here on my blog.

Anthologies:

Magic Portals (edited by Sam Knight)

Aftermath (edited by Gary Nelson, Jill Winfield and Robinne Weiss)

Alternative Deathiness (edited by Phyllis Irene Radford and Bob Brown)

Putting the Science in Fiction (edited by Dan Koboldt)


Te Kōrero Ahi Kā: To Speak of the Home Fires Burning (edited by Lee Murray, Grace Bridges and Aaron Compton)

Peace Corps in Panama: Fifty Years, Many Voices (edited by Meredith W. Cornett)

Guest Blogs:

Parasitism in Sci-fi: It Gets Under Your Skin (on Science in Science Fiction, Fact in Fantasy blog)

Writing about Venomous Creatures (on Science in Science Fiction, Fact in Fantasy blog)

Writing Realistic Spiders (on Science in Science Fiction, Fact in Fantasy blog)

Insects in Fiction: What Bugs Me (on Science in Science Fiction, Fact in Fantasy blog)

Gender Determination in Fantasy Creatures (on Science in Science Fiction, Fact in Fantasy blog)