Monthly Archives: March 2012

So, remember that book …

… with the sexy cover?

Damnation and Dames?

It’s now available for pre-order here.

ToC goodness:

Lindsy Anderson – The Third Circle
Chris Bauer – Three Questions and One Troll
Alan Baxter & Felicity Dowker – Burning, Always Burning
Jay Caselberg – Blind Pig
M.L.D. Curelas
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The cover for the next Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror from Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene at Ticonderoga Publications.

The table of contents?

As yet to be announced.

Stay tuned.


In the mail, the new Cashore

An ARC of Kristin Cashore’s Bitterblue has arrived in the mail.

Same gorgeous style of cover as Graceling and Fire, both books I enjoyed.

Looking forward to getting to this one.

Discovered …

… at Adelaide Writers’ Week: Megan Abbott.

Hard-boiled noir thrillers from a female point of view.

Awesome writing, succinct, harsh, powerful and just downright devastating.

Read two in the last two days, I have one left and one coming in the
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In today’s Tuesday Therapy: Cat Sparks

Over at the Hannettorium, Cat talks zone and rhythym.

Go here.

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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Tomorrow, there will be Writers’ Week …

… in Adelaide

With Brain, and Rob Shearman, and Margo Lanagan and Kelly Link and Gavin Grant, and Sean Williams and Cat Sparks, and Kate Eltham, and Ian Mond, and a bunch of other people I don’t know.

There will be a
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Week 5 as a full-time writer?

I think it must be about week 5, but I’m too lazy to check the calendar. I type this in between preparing dinner for the Significant Other (he will be home soon) and trying to squeeze out a few more
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