Monthly Archives: April 2010

In the absence of actual content

BUT! I am thinking … there will soon be posts about (a) Collaborative Connectivity and (b) How to Make Sure Your Edits Go All the Way.

Mind Meld (Non-Vulcan)

SF Signal played their Mind Meld game again – this time with genre cross-overs. I got to answer questions, as did folk such as Eric Orchard, Heather Massey, Barbara Friend Ish, and others.

It lives here

Call for Subs – Ekaterina Sedia

The breath-taking Ekaterina Sedia has a call-out for an anthology she’s putting together for Prime. Under the title BEWERE THE NIGHT. (Awesome)

Details are here 

Reprints are wanted as well as originals.

Honorable Mentions

Huzzah! Queen of the Darkness, Ellen Datlow, has released her Best Horror of the Year, volume two, Honorable Mentions,

Sister, Sister got a mention (Strange Tales III from the glorious Tartarus Press). Peter M Ball’s Horn did too. And Jason Fischer got 3 – count ’em, three! Woooooot!

Other notables include Margo Lanagan, Tansy Rayner Roberts, RB Russell (co-ed of Tartarus Press),
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Web 2.0 – We're not using clay tablets anymore, Toto

Essential viewing – a quick summary of how text has shifted and how different it is now … still, I miss my clay tablet and stylus … and cuneiform.

Doorways Magazine – here is my question

Has anyone seen Doorways Magazine, Issue #8, April 2009?

I mean, I am supposed to have a story in it, called Frozen, but I have yet to see a copy in spite of being promised three times by the editor that I’ve been sent copies. And in spite of actually purchasing and paying for a copy on the Doorways website. Also, I’ve not actually
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I can haz Scary Kisses

Just back from a couple of days with my sister and nephew and found the Scary Kisses anthology waiting quietly in the mailbox. Awesome!!  Loves the cover. Loves the stories. Loves the Liz for taking Lisa’s and my February Dragon.

Yay Ticonderoga!

Oh and it can be ordered from here along with other bookly goodness.

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Australian Shadows Awards

 Belatedly, coz I am still a bit spacey, here are the winners of the 2010 Australian Shadows Awards:

Long Fiction: Kaaron Warren for Slights

Edited Publication: Jennifer Brozek and Amanda Pillar Grants Pass

Short Fiction: Deborah Biancotti for Six Suicides


The Duke of Vertumn's Fingerling is over at Strange Horizons

A wondrous-strange story by Elizabeth Carroll (of my Clarion South 09 class) is now out in the world. Go. Look.

After I opened my eyes they dressed me in silk. A bone-white gown slipped over my head and I raised my arms for it like a child. With my hair undone, I must have looked like a bride. I was nothing
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