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Tuesday Therapy on, err, Wednesday

Forgive me. In my defence I was somewhat distracted by sleepless haikus.

Lisa Hannett givesAdvice on the obsessiveFrom La K McD.

See what I did there? Sorry, tired again.

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Again with the remiss

Where is my head at? Again with the missing of things.

Go to Read Horror and bathe in the dark glory that is Kirstyn McDermott.

What first attracted you to horror writing??

I’ve always been a voracious reader
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Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #22

How could I forget this? My story, Lavender and Lychgates, from the Sourdough and Other Stories collection has been selected for the latest Mammoth Book of Best New Horror.

#22, no less – longevity much?

The editor is legendary Stephen
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Books, books, books.

You know you want books.

QWC is giving you the chance to get books with its two raffles, one general fiction, the other speculative fiction. Oh, and each sack’o’books also contains a brand spanking new copy of the latest Australian Writer’s Marketplace for 2011/2012 – the 11th edition, in fact.

Ze list of books is below, click ze links for more details
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Calling any and all Brisbanites (like Carrionites, but better with sun and less likely to ruin Shakespeare’s life – oh, watch Dr Who, for the love of …) who may be in the vicinity of Pulp Fiction Books (Shop 28-29, Anzac Square Arcade, Brisbane City) on 15th of September 2010 – yes, it’s early, let’s call it a ‘date claimer’ –
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Today's Drive-By: Kirstyn McDermott, Duchess of Darkness

Kirstyn McDermott’s work has won Aurealis Awards, Ditmars, been anthologised in Best Of collections and garnered Honorable Mentions from the likes of Ellen Datlow. Her first book, Madigan Mine, is out very, very soon. It should be purchased and read as soon as possible. She recently wed
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Madigan Mine – Trailery Goodness

Pretty and creepy: two thumbs up! And several toes.


Madigan Mine – you want more?

Oh well, alright. Ze blurb is below:


When Alex meets Madigan again everything changes. His childhood sweetheart is beautiful and impulsive, but there is something wrong with her. Something dangerous.

Then she commits suicide.

Now Alex can’t get Madigan out of his head. Is it all in his mind, or is she communicating with him?

To save himself and those he loves,
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Make Space on Your Bookshelf

Yes, space on the bookshelf.

Shuffle that beloved, dog-eared copy of Jane Eyre aside … or indeed anything else … coz this is going to totally kick the collective asses of everything on the shelf … so make a little moat around it.

Kirstyn McDermott’s first book will be released into the wild in August of this year (from Picador). Madigan Mine is a
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