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A bit like re-gifting, yes. Here’s a re-post of my piece on Place as Person, which  originally appeared over at the lovely Mary Victoria’s place.

Place as person: Location, Location, Location!

An essential ingredient of story is the
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Place as Person: The Places You Think You Know

Over at Mary V’s Lisa Hannett talks about places and tricksters, here.

Place as Person – my two cents

Over at Mary Victoria’s, I talk about Place as Person in the next installment of this great series; I also drink all the coffee and eat the last 2 chocolate biscuits.

You know me – just like the Dr, never let
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Place as Person over at The Chronicles of the Tree

The lovely Mary Victoria is running a series of guest post about how places can be characters in their own right in book.

Her first guest is Joshua Palmatier (AKA Benjamin Tate, author of Leaves of Flame).

Go here for readage.

The Tree Drive-by: Mary Victoria

Mary Victoria has lived EVERYWHERE … or at least in Cyprus, Canada, Sierra Leone, France, the USand the UK. She finally settled in New Zealand, where she writes full time and has produced the wonderful Tymon’s Flight, Samiha’s Song and Oracle’s Fire for the HarperVoyager imprint. She studied art and film and has worked as an animator.

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Reading in Reno (less dangerous than Reading Lolita in Tehran and more fun)

At this year’s WorldCon in Reno, the most excellent voice-over artist Bob Kuhn (the voie of Tolkien’s Dragon!) will be doing some of us an enormous favour: he’ll be doing readings for Aussie and NZ authors who can’t make it to the con.

He’ll be doing readings for awesome folk from the HaprerVoyager stable : Fiona
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