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The Art of Writing: Brisbane

Art by Kathleen Jennings

One of my very few teaching appearances in 2023 will be at Lisa Clifford’s The Art of Writing in Brisbane next Feb! I’ll be doing a deep-dive into creating characters.

Lisa usually runs her workshops in
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Avid Reader Event: The Path of Thorns

Hey, folks. If you missed the function a fortnight ago for The Path of Thorns,despair not.

The fab Avid Reader is hosting an in-conversation next week betwixt myself and the lovely @trentonomicon.

In-face or en Zoom Tues 12 July, book here


Australian Writers’ Centre Courses

So, Brisneylanders, I’m teaching Creative Writing Stage 1 on Saturday 20-21 July 2019 10am–4pm for the Australian Writers’ Centre.


Then, Sydneysiders, I’m teaching it for you on

Saturday 10-11 August 2019 10am-4pm AND then I’m teaching Short Story in One Day
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Aaaaand launched!

Pre-launch panic

And Restoration has been launched! Thanks to everyone who came along and listened to Dr Kim and I banter, and my parents heckling from the audience. Thanks to the wonderful staff at Brisbane Square Library
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Restoration: launch reminder and interviews

So, this is your last reminder to RSVP for the Restoration launch, which is happening tomorrow night at Brisbane Square Library. Me, Kim Wilkins, cupcakes, amusing profanities, books! So, 6pm arrival for a 6.30 start, details are Read more…

Corpselight Paperback!

Peeps! The Corpselight paperback is out on May 17! The day *after* my birthday, so it’s almost like my birthday!

So, if you require the paperback size to match the Vigil on your shelf (those who care about such things), then
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AWC: Creative Writing Stage 1

My fellow Brisneylanders,

I’ll be teaching a weekend workshop for the Australian Writers’ Centre in Brisbane on 12-13 May.

It’s Creative Writing Stage 1 and for bookings and further info, go here!

There are a couple of spots left.


Mystery Woman: Q&A with Vicki Madden (The Kettering Incident)

Brisneylanders! Can I suggest strongly that you head along to this on Monday 30 October?

Vicki has a wealth of knowledge and is a fascinating raconteur.

Details are here.

Spend an eerily illuminating night with our very special interstate
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Happy Double Bookday to Me!

Today is publication day for Corpselight (Verity Fassbinder book 2) AND for the paperback of Vigil (Verity Fassbinder book 1)! The later contains a standalone Verity story in the back (which was on limited release as part of
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Avid Reader: Science Fiction & Fantasy Bookclub – Angela Slatter

So, I’ll be at the Avid Reader Science Fiction & Fantasy Bookclub chatting with Trent Jamieson on 31 July at 6.30pm! We’ll be talking about writing and Brisneyland, and Vigil and Corpselight, and maybe even a
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