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The Tallow-Wife

Random Alex says lovely things about The Tallow-Wife over here

“I can always rely on Angela Slatter to shatter my heart.”

My work here is done. *swirls cape*

 

Conflux: A Grimm Tales Report

Ellen Datlow, Kaaron Warren, Angela Slatter at Muse. Photo by Cat Sparks

So the title is so misleading!

It was great! Grimm but great!  But not grim.

As some of you’ll know from my constant stream of selfies (sorry!) I spent this past weekend in
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On Reading

Specifically, on the reading you need to do when you’re a writer.

Reading out loud.

In front of an audience.

This is terrifying enough on its own, but you can manage it. Here are a few hints that I find useful:

Practise your reading before you
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Conflux, The Tallow-Wife and a Dress with Pockets

Greetings from the much neglected blog!

I’m at Conflux this weekend, in our nation’s lovely capital of Canberra!

If you’re here, please come up and say ‘hi’! I look something like this (dress has pockets). Tomorrow I will look different.

Also, if you pre-ordered The
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Muse Canberra: Mad Hatters and March Hares

So the night before Conflux, Muse will be hosting myself, Kaaron Warren and Ellen Datlow to talk about the new anthology Ellen’s edited, Mad Hatters and March Hares.

Both Kaaren and I have stories in there, and we’ll be doing readings
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The Tallow-Wife – Limited Edition from Fablecroft

FableCroft are producing a strictly limited edition of The Tallow-Wife novella, which we will have at the Conflux weekend this year.

It’s got some extras in there, the Fragments from the Citadel, which are story-shards from the books held in the Citadel of
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Conflux GoH Limited Edition Book!

Greetings from the poor neglected blog! I’m still travelling, but will try to catch up in the next few days.

So, the lovely Tehani of FableCroft is releasing a strictly limited edition chapbook of The Tallow-Wife novella especially for my Conflux GoH spot.

With
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Conflux 2017 GoH

conflux13-headerFirst Conflux Guest of Honour has been announced and it’s me!

Squeeee! Much honoured. 🙂

Details here. More news to come!

Yes, I am still here …

The Scream by Munch

The Scream by Munch

… you can hear me breathing and no, not in a creepy phonecall kind of way.

Having returned from the whirlwind of Conflux in Canberra, barely escaping mummification by the hotel’s heating system (BTW: if you need somewhere
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