Category Archives: News

Finding an Agent: the Ugly Truth

Art by Kathleen Jennings

Finding an Agent: the Ugly Truth[1]

by Angela Slatter

Literary agents manage, in theory, all the business of a writer’s work. This includes the submission, sale, contracting, publication, translation, production and reproduction. They act as a conduit between authors
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Mythic Journeys: Retold Myths and Legends

Very happy to say I’ve got a reprint in this anthology, “Seeds”, written with Lisa L. Hannett for our mosaic novel Midnight and Moonshine. Mythic Journeys has a gorgeous cover and a most excellent ToC:

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Next AWC courses

So, I’m teaching two Australian Writers’ Centre courses in March (then I’ll be on a little break for a bit due to an upcoming operation):

Creative Writing Stage 1 is on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March 2019, 10am–4pm

and

How
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Hex Life: new cover!

There’s a new cover for HEX LIFE: Wicked New Tales of Witchery
Edited by Christopher Golden & Rachel Autumn Deering.

But it still contains stories by:

Theodora Goss
Kat Howard
Angela Slatter
Kelley Armstrong
Sarah Langan
Mary SanGiovanni
Rachel Caine
Jennifer McMahon
Kristin Dearborn
Hillary Monahan
Ania Ahlborn
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Tananarive Due
Amber Benson
Chesya Burke
Helen Marshall
Alma Katsu

In the mail: Gaslight Gothic

This lovely thing arrived yesterday! Gaslight Gothic: Strange Tales of Sherlock Holmes. My story features Kit Caswell from the novella “Ripper” (which appeared in Stephen Jones’ Horrorology: The Lexicon of Fear).

Cloaked in gothic shadows, soaked in blood, darkness descends on the
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S.P. Miskowski: The Worst is Yet to Come

S.P. Miskowski is a recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Her stories have been published in Supernatural Tales, Black Static, Identity Theory, Strange Aeons and Eyedolon Magazine as well
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How To Be A Writer

Art by Kathleen Jennings as always

So I was supposed to be answering interview questions, but for some reason I wrote this. Everyone’s experience and advice will be different, but this is mine.[1].

 

A writer writes (Thanks, Throw Momma
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Podcasty Goodness

Artification, as always, by the wonderful Kathleen Jennings

A few of my stories have been made into podcasts by the likes of the fabtacular PseudoPod and Tales to Terrify, so I thought I’d bring all the links together in one convenient post.

This is
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2018 in review

Having spent yesterday excavating my desk for the purposes of organisation (resulting in a list of 32 items to do, 8 of which I managed to cross off yesterday eve), I’ve spent the morning crossing 3 more off said list and procrastinating
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Highway

Well, I started this on the weekend, so it looks like I’m writing a crime novel in my spare time.

Highway

Chapter One

April 2017

 

The highway went on forever, or so it seemed to Stevie. Eucalypts and spinifex on either side, sometimes flashes of creeks filled to brim by recent rains, sometimes just the long grasses rippling like a sea under
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