Silent Car Repair

As the recently-elected mayor of this town, it’s my personal responsibility to drive around town and make sure the regular people are doing well. It’s one of my favourite parts of the job. It means I spend a lot of time in my vehicle though and need regular car servicing. But it is definitely worth …

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Giggle in Danger

Oh, poor Giggle McWiggle. I’ve had to lead him in a direction I never anticipated, and now one of the giant ants has betrayed him, leaving him tied up in a field of blue gingers and bay trees. This is one of the downsides of being such a good writer, having to follow the story …

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Red Designs

I think my boss might be a bit odd. And not just a very modern guy or anything, but a full-on, real oddity. Maybe he’s the descendant of a foreign leader or something, or he could have been born in Cuba, perhaps. Ever since he came to this company, he’s been introducing certain policies. I …

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Letter of Glass

Well, that’s definitely the strangest query letter I’ve ever received. I don’t represent science fiction or fantasy, but for some reason, a Melbourne writer has sent me their entire manuscript along with a three-page letter about their “subversive masterpiece”. The query letter didn’t even talk about the first book in the series. It was mostly …

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The Greatest Ever

We’re all familiar with the classics of literature. Shakespeare, Dickens, Tolstoy, Austen, Poe. The thing is, they aren’t the best. That’s just what we’ve been made to believe. There is another, far greater than all of the supposed greats put together. His name was Peter Borris, and he was the greatest author and playwright of …

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