Mark Smith-Briggs Mark is a Chronos winning and multi Ditmar nominated writer and screenwriter from Melbourne, Australia. Writing in the horror genre, his fiction has appeared in more than 20 publications in Australia, the US and Canada, while his non-fiction work has appeared in Black Magazine and on the former Horrorscope website. His short film Snap, co-written with Cameron Oliver, won the 2009 15-15 International Short Film Competition. He is the secretary of the Australian Horror Writers' Association and has been a judge for the Aurealis, Australian Shadows and Night of Horror screenplay awards. He is an editor with Leader newspapers.