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Stephen M. Irwin

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Stephen M. Irwin

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Stephen has a background in film and documentary production, and continues to develop stories and screenplays for film and television producers. Stephen's short films and short stories have won awards and competitions around the world. He is the author of thrillers The Dead Path and The Broken Ones. He lives in Brisbane with his wife, two young children, and black cat. He regularly checks his driveway to see if anyone nice has left a '65 Fastback Mustang there. No luck so far. ...more

Of Screens and Screams

I have been a bad, bad blogger.  A wrist slap won't do it, and what's the point of jailing me?  So, a stern warning from the mirror, and off we go.


Time has flown since I posted last, and lots of fun and interesting things have happened.  Lots of stuff for the small screen; a little for the big screen, and a lot of silent screams of frustration in my own over-muddled head (the result, of course, of

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The Dead Path

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The Broken Ones

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“Laine slowly rolled out of bed. The queen size was one of the few new things in the house. But now, even the new bed felt tainted. It was an inner-spring monument to lies, a petri dish of mendacity she had shared with her faithless husband, and shared now with creeping dreams that flew from the light but left harsh scratches and diseased black feathers. Laine promised herself that, as soon as, she could, she would rid herself of this house, this bed, her clothes, her jewelry - everything but the flesh she lived in. She would scrub herself clean and flee to start a new life whose first and only commandment would be: Never let thyself be lied to again.”
Stephen M. Irwin, The Dead Path

“Tears sprang from her eyes and she bit her lip to stop herself from howling at the bright pain.”
Stephen M. Irwin, The Dead Path

“But a smell shivered him awake.
It was a scent as old as the world. It was a hundred aromas of a thousand places. It was the tang of pine needles. It was the musk of sex. It was the muscular rot of mushrooms. It was the spice of oak. Meaty and redolent of soil and bark and herb. It was bats and husks and burrows and moss. It was solid and alive - so alive! And it was close.
The vapors invaded Nicholas' nostrils and his hair rose to their roots. His eyes were as heavy as manhole covers, but he opened them. Through the dying calm inside him snaked a tremble of fear.
The trees themselves seemed tense, waiting. The moonlight was a hard shell, sharp and ready to ready be struck and to ring like steel.
A shadow moved.
It poured like oil from between the tall trees and flowed across dark sandy dirt, lengthening into the middle of the ring. Trees seem to bend toward it, spellbound. A long, long shadow...”
Stephen M. Irwin, The Dead Path

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