Author Archives: Lexifab

CSFG’s A Hand of Knaves

The Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild (CSFG) is about to open submissions for its upcoming anthology A Hand of Knaves. Here’s the pitch: Rogues, thieves, pirates and ne’er-do-wells abound in speculative fiction. Sometimes heroic, sometimes villainous, often somewhere in between, rogues … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Industrial Disease

Kenny Hallam did his reading, so he knew wind turbines were killers. He sent his oldies all the links: this article from a science skeptic journal; that survey run by a leading national newspaper; the other ebook by a recovering … Continue reading

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Seasonal weariness

For whatever reason, I’ve been feeling pretty tired this week. Is it because we’re in the depths of a Canberra winter? Is it the constant barrage of miserable world news? Am I coming down something? Could it be something to … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Remote Retrieval

I don’t know if this thing is recording. I hope it wasn’t damaged in the attack. It probably doesn’t matter anyway. Even if you get here soon, it won’t be soon enough. I found the drone, for the record. Node … Continue reading

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100 for 100 challenge

I’ve just returned from a very quick trip to introduce my children to that abyssal money sink some people call skiing. I’ve learned a couple of things. The first is that I have the knees of a terribly old man. … Continue reading

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