Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter is going to Japan

The delightful Mr Edward Lipsett of Trident House has purchased reprint rights to “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter” (from A Book of Horrors) – also kudos to him on being the fastest paying publisher I have dealt with!

The story will
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British Fantasy Society Horror Anthology

Cover by David Whitlam

I’m delighted to find that Mr Johnny Mains has announced his provisional line-up for the above anthology, and even more delighted to find I am in it.

My fellow victims are (in no particular order of
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Over at This is Horror …

… the rather delightful Mr Brown has listed his 10 Must Read Australian Horror Writers.

He’s been kind enough to put me in there and I’m in some wonderful company – go on, click the link and check it
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You should go to …

… Clarkesworld and read “Sweet Subtleties” by Lisa Hannett, for it is awesome and awful and wondrous and wrong and delicious.

Javier calls me Una, though I’m not the first. There are leftovers all around his studio. Evidence of
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One Small Step

The lovely Tehani of FableCroft has announced the ToC for her new (early) 2013 anthology, One Small Step. Happy to see quite a few friends in this one!

You’ll note a story by Lisa Hannett and I, “By
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This time next week …

… I will be schlepping to the airport in order to fly to Adelaide for our second launch of Midnight and Moonshine – aka the Otherworld launch.

We’ll be at the SA Writers’ Centre on Friday 14 December at
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Over at The October Country …

… Blu Gilliand very kindly reviews “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter” (from A Book of Horrors).

I love stories that explore old-world traditions, bringing to light the customs and techniques that are fading fast in the technology-driven world we live in today. In
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Brisbane Writers Festival is hiring

Okay, so BWF is now hiring – go here for details.

They are after a Program Manager, a Program Assistant and an Associate Producer.

Here’s a chance to be part of the rejuvenated BWF program under new Director, Kate Eltham (previously my boss at QWC, and I can guarantee you fun, efficiency, and discussions about zombies, the future of
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Launch Readings

Okay, so here are our Midnight and Moonshine readings from last night.

I read from the end of the first story, “Seeds”, and Lisa read from the beginning of the last story, “Seven Sleepers”.

And there is some Trent Jamieson, totally worth listening to at the end 😀 .

Forgive the sounds of assorted stuff in the background – bottles being thrown into
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We have lift-off

Gary Kemble’s photo

And Midnight and Moonshine was officially launched last night!

Thanks to Avid Reader for providing a lovely venue and to Trent Jamieson for his eloquent hostessing (“Your exits are here, here and here – and buy the
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