Monthly Archives: January 2010

Horn, Siren Beat, BoE and Hugos

Until March 13, Twelfth Planet Press is offering free electronic copies of Horn by Peter M Ball and “Siren Beat” by Tansy Rayner Roberts and short stories from Deborah Biancotti’s A Book of Endings to help you catch up on your Australian specfic reading.

Go here

And over at BookGeeks

A v nice review of Strange Tales III:

I will mention first the three stories which struck me as really outstanding. Nina Allan’s The Lammas Worm is an extraordinary piece told in an exceptionally captivating narrative style, revolving around old unwholesome myths and featuring a weird girl who joins a circus company, bringing  about trouble and tragedy.  Sanctuary Run by Daniel
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ToC for 'Sprawl'

Twelfth Planet Press’ next anthology is Sprawl. ToC looks thusly:

Liz Argall – Seed Dreams (comic)
Peter Ball – One Saturday Night, With Angel
Deborah Biancotti – Never Going Home
Simon Brown – Sweep
Stephanie Campisi – How to Select a Durian at Footscray Market
Thoraiya Dyer – Yowie
Dirk Flinthart – Walker
L L Hannett – Weightless
Pete Kempshall –
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Forgive Me Whilst I Droooooooooooooollllllll

Hours of Fun from Dave the IT Guy 


Sauce of Awesome

Wants Helvetica Cookies!!

Am Re-reading …

Clive Barker’s Cabal – the original copy I had many years ago was ‘borrowed’ by an ex-boyfriend of my sister. She bought me a new copy last week :-).

She also got, coz she is an awesome sister, a copy of Abarat, which I’ve not read. So, when I finish with Cabal (which reminds me how full of awesome
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Callout for Subs

New Fairy Tales is accepting submissions for their May 2010 issue. The deadline is 15th April 2010.

Sub guidelines here

T’is v pretty, as you can see by Faye Durston’s Star, above.

New Story at The Daily Cabal – The Frog Prince: The Bonus Middle Bit

Five days later and Tad showed no sign of getting bored or homesick for his pond.  He left a mess in his wake, ate enormous amounts of food, snored like an earthquake, and kept blowing kisses at Felicity when her parents weren’t looking.  The final straw came when she walked into
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