Monthly Archives: March 2012

Women’s History Month over at Gillian’s place

Dr Gillian Polack has been running a series of guest posts over on her blog for Women’s History Month. There’s a whole bunch from folk such as Lisa Hannett, Sue Isle and Donna Maree Hanson.

Mine is there
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Ursula Le Guin on the Death of the Book being very much exaggerated

Over at Book View Cafe, the legendary Le Guin talks books, reading on screen and writing ‘What tosh’ in margins.

People love to talk about the death of whatever — the book, or history, or Nature, or
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Tuesday Therapy at the Hannettorium

Joanne Anderton talks disconnecting over here.

At long last …

… for many years I have yearned for a pair of Docs.

For the last couple of years, I have covetted those belonging to the Duchess of Darkness, Kirstyn McDermott.

I finally got a pair.
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Reign of Tansy: Tuesday Therapy

Meanwhile, over at the Hannettorium …

… the delightful and terribly clever Dr Tansy Rayner Roberts talks small goals.


And so, on a day with an otter …

… I also managed to make it onto the shortlist for the Aurealis Awards Best Horror Short Story, with “The Coffin-maker’s Daughter” (A Book of Horrors, Stephen Jones ed.).

I’m not saying the otter made it
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FNQ: Hello, Humidity

In a few hours I’ll be heading into the state’s north to teach short story workshops in Townsville and Cairns … and to have my hair turn into a giant frizz ball. Something like this …

But it’s
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New Sourdough news!

I’m very happy to announce that Tartarus Press has produced a paperback version of my sold-out collection, Sourdough and Other Stories.

Available here.

*snoopy dance*

“These stories are stupendously good.” Paul Kane, The Compulsive Reader

“There is magic in this world.” Rick
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And over here …

… the lovely Angie Rega of the Amberjacks writing group talks about some ‘new’ fairy tales.

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Tuesday Therapy

Over at the Hannettorium, Allyson Bird (she of the Stoker-shortlisted Isis Unbound) mediates on censorship, writing and, whether there will be a cull of horror writers!

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