Monthly Archives: June 2013

Where are my peeled grapes and bathtubs of champagne??

cheeseWhich is a weird way of saying that last night I did a workshop at Indooroopilly Library and got pretty much the closest thing to rock star treatment I’ve ever received as a writer!

I had a lovely group of students who came along
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After Fight Club …

… or, as I referred to it when e-chatting with Lisa earlier, ‘Club Chuck’. My tired mind Fight-Club-Chuck-Palahniuk-198x300picked up on the two important elements and mashed them together like bugs on a windscreen, with the predictable degree of comprehension.

My point? Lisa Hannett’s latest
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Competition: Midnight and Moonshine

9781921857300-arc-cover11-200x300Sooooo, I’ve got a limited edition signed hardcover of Lisa’s and my collection/mosaic novel, Midnight and Moonshine. Details below …

The blurb:

The gods are dead, but will not be forgotten.

When Mymnir flees the devastation of Ragnarok, she hopes to escape all that bound her
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Oh, Canada!

imaginarium_2013_coverChiZine have announced the ToC for this year’s Imaginarium anthology.

Lisa Hannett and I have a story in there (due to Lisa’s Canadianness and my status as someone standing next to a Canadian).

It’s the second Best Of outing for “Bella Beaufort Goes
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And the winner of Hair Side, Flesh Side is …

Thanks, Mentalfloss

Thanks, Mentalfloss

Hair Side Flesh Side_06… Derek Kunsken.

The Battle of Agincourt was won by the English, with the French coming a close second.

Will be
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And the winner is …

rise of the fallen… the lovely Thoraiya Dyer, who will take away the copy of Rise of the Fallen by Teagan Chilcott.

Here winning haiku:

Fanfic turned to cash
Draco renamed Jace; I beg you
Don’t describe his loins

Over at the Guardian: Science fiction and fantasy: the wonderful wizards of Oz

ozThe Guardian has a look at the ’emergence’ of Australian SFF authors onto the international scene:

If your experience of Australian science fiction and fantasy is limited to Nevil Shute’s On the Beach and the Mad Max films, it’s time to take another look
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Talking Schlock

blueThe lovely Teodor Reljic, the co-editor of Schlock Magazine was kind enough to ask me some interesting questions.

I did my best to answer them in an equally interesting fashion here.

Got Kindle? Kobo? Etc?

tgwnhThe Girl with No Hands and Other Tales is finally e-vailable over here.

Devoted Amazon folk, go here.

So if you’ve been holding off getting the hard copy due to reasons of postage costs, etc, then you could always try the
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A Killer Among Demons is now ‘e-vailable’

28747_10151145115862511_2015127210_nThe new anthology from Dark Prints Press, A Killer Among Demons, is now available in e-form from the DPP website.

The cover is by the very talented Vincent Chong.

The ToC:Stephen M Irwin – ’24/7′ Angela Slatter – ‘Cuckoo’ William Meikle –
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