Tag Archives: aussiecon4

The Ego Has Landed …

 … or subtitled: Not Everybody Knows Your Name.

At a recent AussieCon4-related event I was introduced to a big name writer (not a spec-fic’er, rest easy, my tribe). I was politely making conversation even though I had no idea who this guy was … he was making no such effort. I could
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And so, no, I do not have a Ditmar :-D

Last night’s phone call from Pete, saying I had a Ditmar made my spidey senses tingle with wrongness and I thought ‘wind-up’.

In the end not quite, but rather drunken confusion from others that ‘nominated’ meant ‘won’. (Not Pete’s fault – he did indeed win a well-deserved Ditmar for Horn). So much laughter and derision this morn – and Cat Sparks
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Drive-by Festival

Errrrrrr, I never expected so many people to be so nice and say ‘Yes’ when I asked them to answer random questions.

But they were and they did and they have.

So, as a result: in the lead-up to WorldCon in September, I will now be presenting the Festival of the Drive-bys:
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Reason #412 to go to Aussiecon4

There are many reasons to go to Worldcon in Melbourne this September, one of them is that Zeno Literary Agency will be there, looking for unagented authors of the Australian and New Zealandish persuasion only.

Submissions Open for Authors Attending This Year’s Worldcon…

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Ditmar Voting

(snurched from Jason Fischer)

Looks like it’s time for Ditmar voting again. As this is the year of AussieCon4, it’s a great chance to showcase some antipodean talent.

Tehani Wessely is compiling a list, checking it twice, for eligible Aussies – it lives here https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AhAUWipZqrNWdFljalBZWmJwSnc1cTJVT2s0ZnlMLVE&hl=en_GB#gid=0

It also seems I have four stories eligible:

Light as Mist, Heavy as Hope
The Girl with No Hands

Other awesome
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Announcement the First

Russell B Farr of Ticonderoga Publications is bringing out a collection of my short stories in time for AussieCon 4 (http://www.aussiecon4.org.au/).

It will be a mix of previously published works collected in one place (so, sitting around together having drinks and eating peanuts and pretzels) and a few new stories that have not yet shown their
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I do appear to have made my first sale for 2010 on the second day of the year. Huzzah!

Twelfth Planet Press (aka The Little Press That Could – http://angelaslatter.com/2009/12/08/all-im-saying-is/) will release its next anthology, Sprawl,  into the wild at AussieCon4 (http://www.aussiecon4.org.au/) in Melbourne in September of this year.