Category Archives: Lair of the Evil Drs Brain

Sydney Weekender

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View from the Intercontinental

I’ve returned from a wonderful weekend in Sydney. Having lived there for four years at one point it was a bit weird to find that this time I felt like a foreigner there. Don’t know why – I
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Once Upon a Lair: Kate Forsyth

Art by Kathleen Jennings

The Evil Drs Brain are very happy to welcome multi-award winning bestseller Kate Forsyth to the Lair. We’ve brought out the champagne flutes, a bottle of Bolly and some rather delicious pink cupcakes. A writer
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Happy New Year from the Lair of the Evil Drs Brain + Tanith Lee!

Happy 2013 from the Lair of the Evil Drs Brain.

Our plan for this year is for the Lair to be a periodic feature rather than a regular one because, as we discovered last year, life tends to interfere
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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 cupcakes. It’s such a
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Oops, Your Psychosis is Showing: in the Lair with Kirstyn McDermott

Kirstyn McDermott is the author of the critically acclaimed Madigan Mine and the upcoming Perfections. Her works plumbs the depths of the human (and inhuman) psyche, examining heart and soul with
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So You Want to Write for A Franchise, Or Thanks for My New Kitchen, Mr Lucas: in the Lair with Karen Miller and Sean Williams

As readers of this column know, we regularly and without thought of consequences, kidnap our guests by means of a malfunctioning vortex manipulator. The problem with doing this to people who write Star Wars
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Sublime juxtaposition and gravitas: in the Lair with Jason Nahrung

Today we kidnapped the delightful Mr Jason Nahrung (yes, the man who competes with Sean Williams and Trent Jamieson for the title “Nicest Man in Australian Spec-Fic”). Jason is the author of the novel The Darkness
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The Peripatetic Life of the Freelance Editor: in the Lair with Mr Stephen Jones

Today we have kidnapped the much lauded, applauded and awarded Mr Stephen Jones, editor of such tomes as A Book of Horrors, Zombie Apocalypse!, Shadows Over Innsmouth, and the Mammoth Books of Best New Horror, Vampires, Wolf Men
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Woot – first sale of 2012!

Very happy to announce that Lisa Hannett’s and my story “Prohibition Blues” has sold to Liz and Amanda at Ticonderoga Publications for the awesome and upcoming anthology Damnation and Dames.

There are shoes, werewolves, the Charleston, feathers, chases through swamps, folk with
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China Miéville in Da Lair

Greetings and welcome, one and all, to the inaugural Lair of the Evil Drs Brain, where we “invite” (i.e. conduct virtual kidnappings of) other writers and artists for a chat (which occurs right after they stop demanding to be released
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