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An appropriate Jennings

World Fantasy noms are out today and I cannot contain my delight to note that Lisa L. Hannett’s debut collection Bluegrass Symphony is on the shortlist for Best Collection.

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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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Send Charles Tan Away!

A World SF travel fund has been set up by awesome folk such as Lavie Tidhar and Cheryl Morgan to send one person per year to a major SF event. This year the inaugural recipient will be the
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Bonus Drive-By: Charles Tan, the Bibliophile Stalker

It’s not stalking if you really love the person … that’s our story and we’re sticking to it.

If you’ve spent any time on t’internetz looking for useful information about the spec-fic scene chances are very, very good that you’ve come across the Bibliophile Stalker, aka Charles Tan. Charles is an
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Word from the Indie Press

Charles Tan, the Bibliophile Stalker (the only good stalker is a bibliophile stalker – no, really) interviews Alisa Krasnostein, Guiding Goddess of Aussie indie Twelfth Planet Press, over here http://charles-tan.blogspot.com/2010/02/interview-alisa-krasnostein.html

Writers who want to be informed will read this … take responsibility for your career and expand your knowledge of the industry!

Bibliophile Stalker …

… the charming Charles Tan kindly interviewed me a few weeks back – here t’is a sampler:

Hi! Thanks for agreeing to do the interview. First off, what got you interested in speculative fiction?

I’ve always had a lot of fantasy/science fiction in my reading lists. I blame my mother for starting me on fairytales as a child and the traumatising effects
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Interviewy Goodness

Charles Tan, Bibliophile Stalker extraordinaire, interviews Matthew Kressell (publisher of Sybil’s Garage and Paper Cities)


And over in the blue corner …

The awesome Charles Tan interviews the equally awesome Aliette de Bodard … this is from a series of interviews featuring the contributors of The Apex Book of World SF edited by Lavie Tidhar. Filled with readish goodness …

Hi Aliette! Thanks for agreeing to do the interview. First off, how did you first become acquainted with speculative fiction?

In a stealthy way, mostly.
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The Reveal

wantedposter3[1]smAmbergris Insurgency posters notwithstanding, I am not on any known Watchlists.

VanderMeer asked if I would mind providing a mugshot … I said “Yes, I would mind.” … He said “I know where the bodies of your Clarion South first drafts are.” … I said
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