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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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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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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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Book launch – The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau by David Dufty

I had the very great pleasure today of attending a book launch by my colleague and former CSFG President David Dufty. Unusually for my circles, the launch was for a work of historical non-fiction, concerning Australia’s involvement in the Allies’ … Continue reading

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Sir Julius Vogel Awards

I’m very pleased to hear this evening that At the Edge just swept New Zealand’s Sir Julius Vogel Awards, presented at the Lexicon convention in Taupo. The plaudits for At the Edge itself included Best Collected Work (awarded to editors … Continue reading

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