Monthly Archives: March 2013

Boundless Delight …

480055_10151361284542304_697878836_n… due to this.

Spotted in one of the NewsLink stores at Sydney Airport when I was coming back from the NSW Writers’ Centre Speculative Fiction Festival (more on that later).

Makes me very happy to see A Book of Horrors
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A.K.A. Livia Day

trifleMulti-award winning Fantasy author, Doctor Who commentator, PhD owner, caster of the pod Galactic Suburbia, and newly minted crime author, Tansy Rayner Roberts is one of the leading voices of the Australian Speculative Fiction Scene. I had a chat with
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Prickle Moon

CAM00043I’ve just finished reading this for the purpose of blurbing.

Quite, quite lovely.

Thank you, Juliet Marillier and Ticonderoga Publications. :mrgreen:

And, over at Kate Forsyth’s place …

… I answer some questions about my new work and why I write.


Once Upon a Lair: Kate Forsyth

Art by Kathleen Jennings

The Evil Drs Brain are very happy to welcome multi-award winning bestseller Kate Forsyth to the Lair. We’ve brought out the champagne flutes, a bottle of Bolly and some rather delicious
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New Aurealis … with added Brains

Cover art by Ron Sanders

The latest issue of Aurealis Magazine is out and available here.

Not only does it contain great fiction from the likes of Chris Large and Steve Simpson,
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Shoinked from

This Saturday, 9 March, QWC’s salon event “Whispers” kicks off at 3pm at the State Library of Queensland – in the Library Cafe.

The theme for this salon is ‘At Sea’.

I’ll be there, reading something
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And so, Narrow Daylight

Many years ago (okay, 2006) I began what I thought would be a novel called Narrow Daylight. It’s not my usual thing, there’s a distinct lack of supernatural or fantastical or horrific elements. It’s about the affect of a suicide on a family, how it tears lives apart, re-opens old wounds, and how secrets leak out.

It didn’t become a novel,
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