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Writer Chaps!

The latest project from Brain Jar Press is the Writer Chaps series, which is now up for pre-order. Season One contains writing advice from myself, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Kaaron Warren, Alan Baxter and Sean Williams. (Do I love
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All the Murmuring Bones: Reviewers!

Hi, All.

All the Murmuring Bones, my first novel for Titan Books, will be out on or about 9 March 2021 (in Aus, the UK and the US). It’s a gothic fantasy set in the world of the Sourdough and Bitterwood mosaic collections (from Tartarus Press).

Titan will have the novel up at NetGalley in the new year, so if you’re a
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Nightmare Magazine!

Issue 99 of Nightmare Magazine is up!

Or bits of it as it’s a staggered release kind of thing. But all sorts of goodies await, including my horror story “The Wrong Girl”, which is released into the wild on
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New headshots!

I finally got around to getting new author photos – only took me 13 years, but I have reached that dangerous stage where I’m at risk of not being recognisable from my old pics.

I’m very grateful to the friend who recommended Leah Desborough. She made the whole experience – which would normally have been absolutely high anxiety for me
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Review: The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners

Hello, my poor neglected blog.

Here’s a lovely review from Carina Bissett of this year’s collection The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners and Other Stories.

The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners & Other Stories by Angela Slatter (PS Publishing, March 2020)

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The Dark Issue 66

I’ve got a reprint story up at The Dark in Issue 66!

“Our Lady of Wicker Bridge” originally appeared in Best British Horror 2: Dark Satanic Mills, Steve J. Shaw (ed.), Black Shuck Books, September 2017.

There were stories about Wicker Bridge Estate,
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Competitions, Crafting Through Critiquing, and the Short Story: Some Notes

Art by Kathleen Jennings

This is another redux article ( I wrote the original version for The Australian Writer’s Marketplace back in the mists of time).

Competitions, Crafting Through Critiquing, and the Short Story

I’m often asked how to win short story writing competitions:
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Happy Anniversary to Me

So I guess this arrival is timely as it reminds me that October is a sort of writing anniversary for me.

I’d moved back to Queensland after 4 years in Sydney, specifically to give writing a go as
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New Story Sale

Story Sale: I sold my first original fiction story to Nightmare Magazine. Thanks, Wendy Wagner! “The Wrong Girl” will appear in the December 2020 issue. ?

On the Ancient and Secret Art of Formatting – Redux

Art by Kathleen Jennings

I wrote this post back in 2010 – remember 2010? When we could travel and didn’t feel the urge to torch-and-pitchfork anyone who coughed near us? Remember airports? Remember complaining about them? Remember how bad the coffee was and
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