Monthly Archives: June 2010
Twelfth Planet Press is continuing its series of podcasts, and tonight it’s the turn of Brisneyland by Night – my story in the Sprawl anthology. Read by the delightful Alex. It’s both weird and delightful to hear my work read out loud – normally it’s just me, talking to myself.
T’is ‘ere http://www.twelfthplanetpress.com/podcast/twelfth-planet-cast-episode-4
I have been slack:
Trent Jamieson ( aka The Nicest Man in Spec-Fic) has his first novel out, with Orbit no less. Death Most Definite has been reviewed over here http://ozhorrorscope.blogspot.com/2010/06/book-review-death-most-definite_17.html.
Steven de Selby has a hangover. Bright lights, loud noise, and lots of exercise are the last thing he wants. But that’s exactly what he gets
But, it's okay …
… coz tomorrow, I talk to Karen Miller about donuts, Star Wars, The Reluctant Mage and other stuff.
Sean Williams: Author, Raconteur, Choclit Connoisseur and Inaugural Drive-By Victim
(Photo by the ever-amazing Cat Sparks, at last year’s Aurealis Awards.)
Sean Williams is a prolific author of fantasy and science fiction – oh, and yeah, he’s talented too. Sean’s series include The Books of the Change, Astropolis, Geodesica, Broken Land … and
We’re All Strangers Here: Deborah Biancotti and Baggage
Deborah Biancotti has done the world a favour by writing. She’s won Aurealis Awards and Ditmars. Her short story collection, A Book of Endings (Twelfth Planet Press), has garnered attention both in Oz and overseas, and has bagged awards and recommendations ad infinitum (Look! Here’s a list http://deborahbiancotti.net/the/press/book_of_endings.htm), and been named on Guru of the Weird, Jeff VanderMeer’s Locus Online
It's unspeakably early
I’m not a morning person – anything before 9.30am is stricly infra dig, sweetie (although work does like me to turn up at a reasonable hour), but this is a nice way to start the day.
One of the first reviews of Worlds Next Door over at Last Short Story (and via Aidan Doyle, he of Inksucker
Books start to feel real when you send back the final edits and then you get the blurb from your publisher. If I wasn’t so tired from typing up edits and the Most Awesome Wedding of Jason
Today's moment of whimsy …
… brought to you by the ibis I saw this morning as I walked past the Art Gallery.
I thought how sad it was that the great god of writing had been reduced to bumming about in bins for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Shouldn’t they be in temples, being worshipped?
Wouldn’t it be nice if they could be gods again?