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Conflux 13 – Grimm Tales

Conflux is Canberra’s convention of speculative fiction creation and appreciation, held this year on the long weekend of 29 September to 2 October. It’s a writer-friendly gathering of the tribe where writers, readers and aficionados meet to celebrate the speculative … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – A Watchman Called Dennis

“You are not being detained,” the men in smart uniforms told Chambers as they helped him from his taxi. “His Excellency would simply prefer that you do not leave the city just yet.” They got him a hotel room and … Continue reading

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Flash fiction quick link

No, this isn’t a new story. But if you’ve missed any of the Friday flash fiction episodes to date, you can get them all on this link: Friday flash fiction In a few hours I’m getting on a plane to … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Census Taker’s Quandary

Once, there was a King who called forth his census taker. “My kingdom is unsurpassed in peace and prosperity,” he observed, “yet from every corner I hear grumbling. As their King, I must know the mind of my subjects. Find … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Cold Cults

It’s not as if we were ignorant of the challenges involved in summoning Hetchag the Ravener from His otherworldly dwelling in the Dark Crevasse. Our little association went to meticulous lengths to prepare the way for His coming. We planned … Continue reading

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