Monthly Archives: October 2011
You know things are bad when …
… the advertising on the back of the bus for a book says ‘From the publisher of The Girl Who Played with Fire‘ … apparently the author is truly dead.
Go, Marketing Department! Apparently people are so dumb and
World Fantasy Award Winners!!
Congrats to all the World Fantasy Award winners! Special congrats to Alisa Krasnostein, Queen of Twelfth Planet Press! And thanks to the lovely Dr Tansy for posting this!
Winner: Who Fears Death, Nnedi Okorafor (DAW
Zoo City, Lauren Beukes (Jacana South
Reminder: win a copy of Sourdough and Other Stories
To celebrate the World Fantasy Awards (and me finally submitting my PhD), I’m giving away a signed copy of Sourdough and Other Stories (which completely coincidentally is shortlisted for a World Fantasy Award for Best Collection).
Just go to
A bumblebee, accessorised
Well, it seems the PhDoom, aka the Michael Meyers Memorial PhD (it keeps coming back, no matter how many axes or knives you apply to its spine) is done.
My darling supervisors have been wonderful and very patient – much love
Hewing Away the Rough Walls (Or, Five Ways to Put Your Story on a Diet)
The ever-clever Lisa Hannett has blogged over at Shimmer on the above topic. She also mentions my favourite Michelangelo story (no, not the one involving the duck and the four melons).
Michelangelo, that Renaissance
I love that …
… The Washington Post does a feature on the World Fantasy Awards 😀 .
Yvonne Zipp writes:
Say “World Fantasy Awards,” and the uninitiated may imagine fans dressed in homemade chain mail and fake pointy ears. In fact, there’s not
An interesting spot …
… is here.
The Pan Review by author and reviewer Mark Andresen has some clever and informed reviews about a range of books old and new.
The Arkham Drive-by: Bob Weinberg
Sometimes you don’t need to say much when introducing a drive-by victim This is one of those times: Bob Weinberg, writer, editor, collector, and the dad of the legendary Arkham House.