Monthly Archives: February 2013

This morning …

… I was a virtuous writer and went over the proofs for my story in Nicole Murphy’s In Fabula-divino anthology.

Nicole’s reprinting my story “Dresses, three” – which I originally wrote for the lovely Shimmer’s Art Issue in 2008.

I need some virtuous writer points – all I did yesterday was super-clean the apartment. Yes, I’m at the avoidance stage.

Sourdough and Other Stories

Just a quick note: the Sourdough and Other Stories ebook can now be purchased from either the Tartarus Press website or from Amazon.

‘Ripley! You blew the trans-axle, you’re just grinding metal!’

Why yes, Corporal Hicks, you’re right.

Unlike some of my friends, I cannot force my brain to write all the time. A really important realisation for me in the last couple of years is that I’m not a machine –
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GenreCon 2013 is Go!

So, it was a huge hit last year in Melbourne. It will be a huge hit again in Brisbane this year.

Here’s the blurb:

For those of you who missed last year’s show, here’s the official pitch: the Read more…

And now, the exciting conclusion to …

… well, my PhD. I shall torture you no more.

Part Four: Conclusion

‘… our memory of a moment is not informed of everything that has happened since. This moment which it has registered endures still, lives still, and
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Wynnum Library on Saturday

This Saturday, 9 Feb, I am teaching this. Although the BCC program have it down for 1.5hrs, I’m teaching for 2 (whether anyone likes it or not).

An introduction to sci-fi and fantasy writing  Click to add this event to your calendar

Saturday, February 09, 2013

10:30 am – 12:00 pm EAST

Wynnum Library

Required. Please phone (07) 3403 8888 to
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Speculative Fiction Festival 2013

And the program for the New South Wales Writers Centre Speculative Fiction Festival 2013 has just been released. An awesome line-up including Kate Forsyth, Juliet Marillier, Pamela Freeman, Kim Wilkins, Melina Marchetta, and Garth Nix.

It’s on Saturday 16
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Today, there is this …

… I’m putting all my scribbled edits on Hallowmass (the novel formerly known as Brisneyland-By-Night) into the electronic copy. This particular chunk is 14k of the third quarter of the book, and my edits range from
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Once Upon a Time: New Fairy Tales

It never rains but it pours when you’re a writer. Long periods of crying in the wilderness, just you and your antique typewriter working away, getting sand in the crevices and seeming to achieve not
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Locus Review *causing high kicks to be done around the living room*

So, the delightful Faren Miller has reviewed Midnight and Moonshine in the latest Locus (which you should totally go and buy) AND Midnight and Moonshine made the Locus Recommended Reading List.

The things
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