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How To Be A Writer

Art by Kathleen Jennings as always

So I was supposed to be answering interview questions, but for some reason I wrote this. Everyone’s experience and advice will be different, but this is mine.[1].

 

A writer writes (Thanks, Throw Momma
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It’s Halloween #2

Artwork by Kathleen Jennings (as pretty much always)

So, in honour of the doors between worlds opening this eve, and all manner of things walking through, here is an older story of mine, “Words” (first published in The Lifted Brow # 5, June
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Bitterwood

Re-stocked The Bitterwood Bible cards today, and remembered how much I love the cover of the book. Kathleen Jennings’ artwork always seems to be drawn straight from my head.

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GenreCon 2017 Plenary Address

That title is a fancy way of saying I ranted at a bunch of nice people at 9.20am this morning. It was fun!

Here’s the transcript of my rant.

Awards Don’t Matter

Good morning to you all, hungover or otherwise.

My name is, as you might
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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*

 

The Tallow-Wife limited edition

Right, folks.

I have six copies of the very limited edition hardcover of The Tallow-Wife novella from FableCroft, illustrated by Kathleen Jennings, and written by me. They will be dropped in to Pulp Fiction Booksellers by moi tomorrow morning. If you want one,
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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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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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Proper cover!

This is how The Tallow-Wife novella’s cover will look for the limited edition hardback for Conflux!

I should mention that if you love it and want it (and you KNOW you do), then you need to pre-order. It *is* a limited edition; a few will be available at Conflux, but after that it will be gone, like dust in
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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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