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On the Importance of Being Edited

Art by Kathleen Jennings

Approximately 142 years ago, I wrote this as a guest post over at the web-place of Mr Mark Barnes. It appears here now as it’s wandered home, somewhat drunk, and can’t really remember where it
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The Heart Is A Mirror for Sinners has landed!

Or at least one copy has landed in Oz: this one belongs to a friend!

So hopefully others will be arriving soon – including mine!

Very excited to get this glorious thing with Daniele Serra’s artwork!

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#pspublishing
#angelaslatter

Into the Ashes: Lee Murray

1. What do new readers need to know about Lee Murray?

I’m a New Zealand writer and editor of speculative fiction for children and adults. I also write the occasional essay, review, and blogpost. Newsletters: almost never. If I write a
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The Bone Lantern

So a couple of years ago, artist Lorena Carrington and I met at the Bendigo Writers’ Festival. We got on well, I sent her some books and she sent me some glorious art. One of those pieces of art was called
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The Rampant: Julie C. Day

1. What do new readers need to know about Julie C. Day?

*Need* to know? Probably not a whole hell of a lot. Meeting me in person doesn’t naturally translate into expectations met when you read my fiction! Actually, it definitely doesn’t. I
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The Dark, May 2020

Or, as I like to think of it, The Creepy Clown issue!

The May 2020 issue of The Dark is out! With stories by myself, Clara Madrigano, Kristi deMeester and Ray Cluley.

“Sleeping in Metal and
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Locus Reviews: The Heart is A Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories

The wonderful Paula Guran has very kindly reviewed The Heart is A Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories for the May 2020 issue of Locus. This is my birthday month, so it’s wonderful to find words such as these in the Year
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The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

An extract from the Afterword:

This book has taken a long time to write.

I began it at the end of 2013, after The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings had been sent off to Tartarus Press. I was fortunate enough to be awarded a
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Into Bones Like Oil: Kaaron Warren

1. What do new readers need to know about Kaaron Warren?

I’m afraid of the dark, large crowds, mold spores, confined spaces, violence, unpredictability, loss, viciousness, a lack of kindness. I’m afraid of the world my children will have to live with.

Some
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Out of Water: Sarah Read

1. What do readers need to know about Sarah Read?

I love writing gothic and spooky fiction. I love reading all sorts of things from many different genres. I’m a history buff, a librarian, a knitter, a mom–I’m basically Mary Poppins,
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