Monthly Archives: July 2012

Avaunt, with floppy hat

… or exit stage right, or something.

Yes, finally, last Tuesday I graduated. The PhD whinge shall never be heard again.

It was a good night. Flowers from Brain arrived just before we left home for QPAC. My family
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And woooohoooo!

In the mail today, The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2012 from Prime and the lovely Paula Guran and Sean Wallace. Huzzah!

My extremely rare story “Sun Falls” (rare coz it’s vampire fiction), originally published
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New books in the mail

An embarrassment of riches in the mail 😀 . Particularly loving the cover of Cashore’s Bitterblue (Graceling and Fire also had FTW covers).

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Peek of sneak

Here is a sneak peek at the cover for Midnight and Moonshine, by the very talented and patient Kathleen Jennings (that’s the cover, not the book, which is by us, Lisa and I). More soon!

In the
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The Lair’s Just So, So Special: Robert Shearman

Par Kathleen Jennings

We love writer, director and playwright Robert Shearman – we don’t even have to kidnap him. He travels quite willing to the country of interview and stays for tea and
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The unquiet quiet

Yes, this place has been very quiet … still.


In my defence, I’ve been finishing Midnight and Moonshine with Lisa.

We’ve sent it to Russ the Publisher.

Now it’s back to a kind of normality.

A kind.

In apology, I offer
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By the Weeping Gate audio

A Kathleen Jennings original – just coz she rocks

My reading from “By the Weeping Gate” (part of the Bitterwood Bible suite) is now available for listening here.

Thanks, Kate Evans. 😀

By the Weeping Gate

Thomas Canty’s No one Home (I think that’s the title!)

My reading from the new story “By the Weeping Gate”, which I did in April at the Avid Reader Salon (in the train of the
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Awaiting Le Grand Flense

Here it is, the printout of Midnight and Moonshine, awaiting the Great Flense of Next Week, when the Brains have a little distance from it.

The drawing on the front is one of Kathleen J’s initial
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