One of the things nobody ever warns you about when you finally decide you want to start writing ‘author’ in the ‘occupation’ box on your bank loan application form… actually, scrub that. Could there be any less attractive career choice to a potential lender of financial largesse? The income stream is less reliable than Centrelink …

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To the Unseen Librarian, custodian of the Unseen Library. Thank you. Reading a review that shows how closely someone has read my story… well, it’s actually difficult to express how gratifying it is to know that the people and worlds I’ve created have been received so well, particularly by someone who makes it his business …

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When Booktopia approached me and asked me to throw my hat in the ring with their ‘Ten Terrifying Questions’ feature, I thought to myself – ‘what could be so terrifying?’ Are they going to ask me about myself shameful addiction to trashy gossip sites? Or perhaps they expect me to open up about the times …

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It would be nice to delude myself into thinking reviews don’t count. But they do. Of course they do. It can work either way, of course. I’d be lying if I said I’d never been swayed by a Trip Advisor contributor pointing out the less attractive aspect of having a fully-functioning twenty-four hour nightclub located …

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