StarShipSofa No 384 David McDonald

April 29, 2015 by Jeremy Szal

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Fact: Science News by J J Campanella

Main Fiction: “Our Land Abounds” by David McDonald

David McDonald is a mild mannered reporter and editor by day, and a wild eyed writer by night. Based in Melbourne, Australia, he is the editor of a fortnightly magazine for an international welfare organisation, and divides his spare time between helping run a local cricket club and writing.

In 2013 he won the Ditmar Award for Best New Talent, and in 2014 won the William J. Atheling Jr. Award for Criticism or Review and was shortlisted for the WSFA Small Press Award. His short fiction has appeared in anthologies from publishers such as Moonstone Books, Satalyte Publishing, Crazy 8 Press and Fablecroft Publishing. In 2015, his first movie novelisation, Backcountry, was released by Harper Collins.

David is a member of the Horror Writers Association, The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers, and of the Melbourne based writers group, SuperNOVA.

The story “Our Land Abounds” first appeared in his mini collection “Cold Comfort and Other Tales”, published by Clan Destine Press in late 2014. You can find out more here.

Narrated by Veronica Giguere

Veronica is a narrator of many genres, most notably for the Secret World Chronicle podcast novel series and the cyberpunk noir podcast novel, Broken. She is also the voice of the Femme Phantom is the new old-time radio drama, Hidden Harbor Mysteries. She can be found at When not behind a microphone or slaving away on words, Veronica works to release her soul from academia in the pursuit of her doctorate in science education.



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