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Sublime juxtaposition and gravitas: in the Lair with Jason Nahrung

Today we kidnapped the delightful Mr Jason Nahrung (yes, the man who competes with Sean Williams and Trent Jamieson for the title “Nicest Man in Australian Spec-Fic”). Jason is the author of the novel The Darkness
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Karen Miller on Why Bad is so much Better when it comes to fiction

The lovely and talented Karen Miller (her latest tome is to the left) has blogged for Orbit on Why Bad is so much Better when it comes to fiction.

So, two of my all-time favourite fictional characters aren’t actually in books, but on screen. And they were both created
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The Sad Tale Drive-by: Jesse Bullington

As well as being possessed of an impressive moustache and a shoulder ferret, Jesse Bullington is also in possession of a prodigious writing talent. His debut novel from Orbit, The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart, sent two nutters off
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Pre-Hugos Party

Cat Sparks’ (or Sparks’s – there’s been argument on FB) fabulous collection of photos from AussieCon4 live here.

This is my fave – at the pre-Hugos drinks with my friends Aimée Lindorff and Lisa Hannett.

The Morning Drive-by Most Definite: Trent Jamieson

Trent Jamieson is nice … a little too nice … don’t be fooled. Behind that innocent, mild, butter-wouldn’t-melt-in-his-mouth face, he’s really … actually, he’s really nice. And his Death Works trilogy, beginning with Death Most Definite, is coming out under the auspices of Orbit in August. He’s published a nose-bleedingly large
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Mea Culpa

I have been slack:

Trent Jamieson ( aka The Nicest Man in Spec-Fic) has his first novel out, with Orbit no less. Death Most Definite has been reviewed over here http://ozhorrorscope.blogspot.com/2010/06/book-review-death-most-definite_17.html.

Steven de Selby has a hangover. Bright lights, loud noise, and lots of exercise are the last thing he wants. But that’s exactly what he gets
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