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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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Speculative Fiction Festival 2017

Superheroes Panel, Speculative Fiction Festival 2017. L-R: Margo Lanagan, Robert Hood, Maria Lewis. Photographer: Cat Sparks

Nice write-up of the NSW Writers Centre Spec Fic Festival of last weekend!

Thanks, Dr Katie Lavers.

The biennial Speculative Fiction Festival is an extraordinary festival organised by the
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Gorgeous review of Dreaming in the Dark

Over at SF Book Reviews Mario Guslandi has very kindly reviewed Dreaming in the Dark, the Jack Dann edited anthology from PS Australia.

Readers and reviewers of dark fiction have certainly noticed, during the last years, that the number of Australian authors appearing
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Dreaming in the Dark: Brisbane Launch

dreaming-in-the-dark-design2-26-oct-16Oh, poor neglected blog, don’t worry. I’m home now for months on end and I swear I’ll not neglect you for a long while.

Which brings me to: the Dreaming in the Dark launch! In Brisneyland!

This is PS Publishing’s first Australian imprint release,
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Dreaming in the Dark

final-dreaming-in-the-dark-master-tweaked-af-colour-baloon-option-72-26-oct-16While I’m bombarding you, I may as well mention the new Dreaming in the Dark anthology, edited by the delightful Jack Dann.

This is the first cab off the rank for PS Australia (PS Publishing’s arm here in Oz), and features myself, Garth
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Contact Made, stuff won

Lisa & I with our Ditmars, mine is backwards because: Angela

Lisa & I with our Ditmars, mine is backwards because: Angela

Over Easter weekend we attended Contact2016 in Brisneyland and it was one of the cons Ive enjoyed most in my life as a writer. It was great fun to catch up with old
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My Contact2016 Schedule

contactWell, the NatCon is just around the corner! It’s actually just waiting in the milkbar, filling up on thickshakes, until the curtains go up. I’ll be there and my schedule is below. Come up and say “hello”.

My Contact 2016 schedule:

Thursday 24 March

In Conversation
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Aurealis Shortlists

AA-logoThe Aurealis Awards shortlists have been announced. Happy to note that “Ripper” and “Of Sorrow and Such” are both finalists (for Horror novella and Fantasy novella respectively). Sad to see the Horror Novel category apparently continues to be problematic. Not sure why. Happy to
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Best Books to Read Over Summer …

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresOf Sorrow and Such gets a gong and makes the SMH list!

Huzzah!

Ze rest is here, and includes work by the excellent Sean Williams, Sulari Gentill, Angela Savage and Emma Viskic.

In Your Face

fablecreoftOne of the excellent FableCroft Publishing’s 2016 projects is the In Your Face anthology, a collection of original and reprinted provocative spec-fic stories. The pozible campaign has reached its original goal (very quickly!), but there are stretch goals, people, so throw some spare shekels
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