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Friday flash fiction – Love’s Cure

“I need you to reverse a love potion,” said Rameses Sable. The notorious gentleman thief shook a silk-gloved finger at Terpsichore Gryce, who returned it with a look of bemusement. Unaccustomed to being accosted in her own apothecary, she laughed … Continue reading

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My Aurealis Surprise

Shortlists for the 2018 Aurealis Awards – Australia’s premier jury-based award for speculative fiction – were announced yesterday. To my considerable surprise, I have stories in not one but two categories! “A Moment’s Peace” from A Hand of Knaves – aka … Continue reading

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A quick guide to Friday flash fiction

I just counted. As of yesterday there are 67 stories in the Friday flash fiction archives. In case you ever want to go back over them quickly to see which ones you might have missed, I’ve now added a handy … Continue reading

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Conflux 14 – My weekend with The Unconventional Hero

Conflux, Canberra’s annual convention of speculative fiction craft and appreciation, is being held next weekend 29 September to 1 October at Vibe Hotel (aka the wedge-shaped one near the airport). The theme of this year’s con is The Unconventional Hero. … Continue reading

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A Hand of Knaves coming soon

The Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild is launching its newest anthology A Hand of Knaves at the end of the month. My story appearing in the anthology – ‘A Moment’s Peace’ – is a fantasy heist tale with demons, deathtraps and … Continue reading

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