Tag: Marty Young

The Writing Process Blog Chain

So a writer pal of mine, the very cool AJ Spedding (have you read her stories? No? Well hell, man, you should!), tagged me in this Writing Process Blog Chain. Thanks ever so much, Mrs Spedding (look out, AJ! A…

Looking Back, and Looking Forward

You know what? Writing short stories is hard. Damn hard. And those folks out there who are successful in this field of writing are hugely talented individuals. If I wore a hat, I’d take it off to them. If I…

The Black Friday Wager

When I posted last Friday the 13th that I’d completed the first draft of novel #3, a wild and wacky friend of mine challenged me to complete the first draft of novel #4 by next Friday the 13th in June…

A Return to Parkton

One of the good things about being trapped in the Papua New Guinea jungles for weeks at a time is that I get to do a lot of writing. And on this trip, I’ve finished polishing my second Parkton novel.…

It’s Alive! ALIVE!

Happy Hallowe’en! And to celebrate (so what if you live in Australia, we’re horror lovers, right?), my debut novel 809 Jacob Street is now available! I’m doing a happy dance up here in the jungles in my tree kangaroo loincloth.…

In the Jungle…

My jungle excursions always cause me to reflect on life, and wonder if I’m going about it right. I see people living in grass huts, surviving on food from the jungle, living in shorts and t-shirts and walking around in…

It’s Time to Fear the Reaper!

Crystal Lake Publishing‘s new anthology, Fear the Reaper, is officially launched today, and what an anthology it is. I’m still puzzled as to how I ended up in such illustrious company! Fear the Reaper is available from Amazon in digital format for only…