Monthly Archives: May 2016

Australian Goodreads Giveaway: Vigil

vigil-cover-200x300There are twenty ARCs of Vigil up for grabs over at Goodreads!

So, go! Enter!

Waking in Winter: Deborah Biancotti

debDeborah Biancotti is the author of A Book of Endings and Bad Power, and co-author of the New York Times bestselling novel, Zeroes.  She has been shortlisted for the Shirley Jackson Award and the William L. Crawford Award for Best First Fantasy Book. Her new novella,
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Random Alex on Vigil

vigil-cover-200x300Random Alex has some lovely things to say about Vigil! :mrgreen:

A number of years ago, Angela Slatter wrote “Brisneyland by Night” for Twelfth Planet Press’ anthology Sprawl. It was excellent. Vigil is that story grown-up and
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Tender Tales: Margo Lanagan

Photo by Adrian Cook

Photo by Adrian Cook

Margo Lanagan should need no introduction, but I’ll give her one anyway. Or rather, I’ll snurch this one from the Allen & Unwin website: Margo Lanagan is an internationally acclaimed writer
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Happy birthday to me …

arcofthevigilant… and I got a lovely present of an excellent review of Vigil by Dark Matter Zine.

Verity Fassbinder is a halfling: she’s half human and half Weyrd (fae). Her father was a kinderfresser, a man who killed human children to harvest them for nefarious purposes. After Verity’s father was caught,
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Talking about believable characters

WQ-251-WebBannerOver at the Queensland Writers Centre WQ Magazine, I talk about my Top Five Tips for Believable Characters.

Characters: we love them, we hate them, sometimes we want to be them, but the most important thing is that, no
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Dublin Ghost Story Festival

grande_dubfest1I cannot tell you how much I’m looking forward to this!

Never been to Dublin, despite all the Flynns, Elliotts, and Hortons in  my family tree.

Sure, only three days in Dublin, but hey! Dublin!

More Talking: Angela and Lisa on the Love-Hate Relationship with Short Stories

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresStill talking! 😛

Lisa and I on loving and hating short vs long stories.

The Bone Swans of C.S.E. Cooney

C. S. E. CooneyCSEC (A.K.A. The Glorious Claire) is the author of Bone Swans: Stories (Mythic Delirium 2015), the title story of which was nominated for the 2015 Nebula Award. Her novella The Two Paupers, the second installment of her Dark Breakers series, will shortly be appearing in Rich Horton’s Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy
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My Preciouuuuuuussss!!

In my grabby paws at last!