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Focus 2014 Interviews: Dirk Flinthart

Today’s Focus 2014 victim, errr, author, is the redoubtable Dirk Flinthart.

What was the inspiration for your story, “Vanilla”?

The inspiration for “Vanilla”? I have to give credit to the editors of Twelfth Planet. They set the parameters. I just… found
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Tansy Rayner Roberts


Tansy Rayner Roberts

This is the third year that indie press Fablecroft has produced a Focus volume, a series that collects an elite selection of work which has received acclaim via national and international Awards recognition. So, naturally,
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Fablecroft’s Focus 2014: highlights of Australian short fiction

fablecroftFablecroft have released the ToC for their Focus 2014: highlights of Australian short fiction and I’m happy to say that “St Dymphna’s School for Poison Girls” is getting another outing, and in very good company too!

St Dymphna’s School for Poison Girls by Angela
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World Fantasy 2014!

WFC2014On Monday I head off to the US for WFC in Washington DC! My first time on the east coast.

I’ve not been to the US since 2006 when I did the Tin House Summer Workshop and spent a couple of weeks in
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Stories to Read Online

Art by Kathleen Jennings

For anyone who wants to see the sort of things I write, below is a list of my stories that are online (in no particular order) and free to read. Enjoy!

“Rising, Not Dreaming”,

Lovecraftian horrors and harp music!
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Short Stories



“Cuckoo”, in Body Shocks, Ellen Datlow (ed), Tachyon Publications, October 2021.


“The Wrong Girl,” Nightmare Magazine, December 2020.
“The Three Burdens of Nest Wynne”, Strange Tales: Tartarus Press at 30, Rosalie Parker (ed.), Tartarus Press, October 2020.
“New Wine”, Cursed: An Anthology of Dark Fairy Tales, Marie O’Regan and Paul Kane (eds.), Titan Books, March 2020.
“Same Time Next Year”, After Sundown, Mark Morris
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The Dead Girls Club: Damien Angelica Walters

1. What do new readers need to know about Damien Angelica Walters?

She is the author of The Dead Girls Club, Cry Your Way Home, Sing Me Your Scars, and Paper Tigers, which is no longer in print, although I think there are
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Better Together – Collaboration as a Productivity Booster

Today, Dan Rabarts, a Most Excellent Writer, takes over the blog to talk about collaboration.

Better Together – Collaboration as a Productivity Booster

You’re a writer, you’re a creative. You wish you could produce more, but holy crap, there are only so many
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Shadows & Tall Trees 7: Manish Melwani

Manish Melwani is a Singaporean writer of science fiction, fantasy and horror. He attended the Clarion Writers’ Workshop in 2014, and currently lives in New York City, where he’s completing a masters thesis in creative writing, history
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Of Laments, Bluegrass Symphonies, and Deep-Minded Vikings: Lisa L. Hannett

Lisa L HannettLisa L. Hannett has had over 60 short stories appear in venues, including Clarkesworld, Fantasy, Weird Tales, Apex, the Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror, and Imaginarium: Best Canadian Speculative Writing. She has won four Aurealis Awards, including Best Collection for her first book, Bluegrass Symphony, which was also nominated for a World Fantasy Award. Her first
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