My journalistic career has involved numerous publications as a freelancer and contributor, and the editor of WQ magazine. A selection of these works is listed below.

  • Gary Numan, Fiend magazine
  • Vampires in the Sunburnt Country: Australian Explorations of the Vampire Gothic Landscape, Studies in Australian Weird Fiction #2, Equilibrium, 2008
  • Keri Arthur, Fiend magazine
  • How to run your own writing retreat, Writing Queensland April 2006 (reproduced here)
  • Numerous articles for The Courier-Mail newspaper including:

The Life of Konrad Nahrung

The Life of Konrad Nahrung, a memoir of a Queensland pioneer

In 2011, I finished annotating and indexing the memoir of my great-great-grandfather, Konrad Nahrung. He emigrated from Germany to Queensland in the 1850s and travelled widely throughout the state, working as a bullocky, a shepherd, bootmaker, gold miner (briefly) and publican before finally settling down to farm at Miva. The memoir is available in paperback at cost or as a free download from