Mermaid from one of Kathleen Jennings’ calenders
Over at Female First UK, I chat about ten mermaids who subvert the genre.
Shout-outs to Cassandra Khaw, Maria Lewis, Rivers Solomon, Marjorie Liu, Bethany C. Morrow, Christina Henry, Monique Roffey and a couple of golden
What do new readers need to know about Maria Lewis?
She’s beauty. She’s grace. She’ll punch you in the face.
What inspired The Wailing Woman and how does it fit into your Who’s Afraid universe?
Stan Lee, Marvel Comics maestro, had this saying that you
Art by Kathleen Jennings as always, from Flight.
Over Halloween I had a chat with the delightful and delovely Lisa Quigley and Mackenzie Kiera, the Ladies of the Fright! About witches (or my “witch work”). Me, sounding very Australian – in the background
The shortlist for the Aurealis Awards was released into the wild this morning and I’m delighted to see that “No Good Deed” (New Fears 1, Titan Books) is on the list for Best Horror Novella and “The Little Mermaid, in Passing” (Review of Australian
The Most Excellent Maria Lewis has a surprise YA novel out, It Came From the Deep. I forced her to sit down and tell me about it. You’re welcome.
1. Think quick: tell us about It Came From the Deep
Photo by Alex Adsett
Maria Lewis got her start covering police rounds in a newsroom as a teenager and has been working as a professional journalist for the past 10 years. Making the switch from writing about murders to
Woohoo! Supanova the Second – for me at least.
With my fellow authors (scribblers!) Maria Lewis, Jane Abbott, Alison Goodman and Alan Baxter, I’ll be at the SupaAuthors’ table, signing stuff, tallying redheads (Jane has a theory, we’re testing it), and squeeeeeing
Well, you might not be three exclamation marks’ worth of excited but I am!!!
It’s my first Supanova and it’s in my hometown. Pretty happy about that. Also pretty darned excited that I’ll be there with mates such as Alan Baxter,
I’ll be one of the guests at Supanova this November in Brisbane and Adelaide!
Writing peeps will include Alan Baxter, Alison Goodman, Maria Lewis, Peter V. Brett, Lian Hearn, et al!
At last I am catching up on things, which means I’m getting these retrospective blog posts done. I’ve spent the last week trying to get over jetlag (with varying degrees of success), trying to get organised for Brisbane Writers Festival (close!), trying