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News: No Good Deed

After a LOT of enquiries, Brain Jar Press has decided to do a physical version of No Good Deed: A Sourdough Tale!

The e-book version will remain free to download from the Brain Jar website, but if you’re a completest and love the
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Aurealis Awards Shortlists!

The Aurealis Awards Shortlists for work published in 2020 is out and I’m delighted to see that my collection The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners is on the shortlist for Best Collection. I’m in the best company possible with friends! Juliet Marillier, Cat
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Watch Your Backlist: Five Points on a Theme

Art by Kathleen Jennings

You’ve been writing for a while. Several years, in fact. You’ve even been publishing some (or a lot) of what you write.

All those stories are defunct, right? After they’ve appeared, and gone through the awards cycle (where they either
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Diary of a Ditch Witch

Art by Kathleen Jennings

This is my favourite new discovery: Diary of a Ditch Witch with Tara Tine.

Irish myth and legend, witchcraft and curses.

Language warning for those with delicate ears – but it’s fecking brilliant.

Listening to it while I’m percolating new stories
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Aaaaand launched!

So, we launched All the Murmuring Bones on Friday night.

Thanks so much to Jo Dillon of ScreenQueensland for being the hostess with the mostest, to Brisbane Square Library for the beautiful space and getting us organised (Marcelle and
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Here at last! The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

So much joy from this morning’s bookmail! The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales is finally here! When I say “finally” I don’t mean the fact it was published last week and is in my hot little paws this week, I mean
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Preorder: The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

Yes! At long last (my fault entirely) The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales is available for preorder from Tartarus Press. The words are by me, the art by Kathleen Jennings and the very lovely introduction by Helen Marshall.

This is the
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OMG! All the Murmuring Bones artwork

When you’re an author sometimes you get the most amazing gifts from fans, friends, clients, and students.

In the category of OMG!!! My friend and student Carina Bissett sent this exquisite piece – her husband Richard Lorenzen custom-made
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Free Fiction!

So, in the lead up to the release of The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales (Tartarus Press) this month (fingers crossed) and All the Murmuring Bones (Titan Books) next month, here is a little Sourdough world origin story, beautifully
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Red New Day and Other Microfictions

Brain Jar Press have made a gorgeous little chapbook of my Daily Cabal microfictions! You can order it here either on its own or as a bundle with Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales.

Ze blurb:

Mechanised monkeys, betrayed
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