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Mnemo’s Memory – The Worlds of Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror Volume 2

Ooh, it’s here at last! My novelette “Mnemo’s Memory”, an airship romance with sky pirates, mnemonic robots and a villain skulking in a volcano lair, has been published! The Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, Volume 2 is out … Continue reading

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When the waveform collapses

Tonight, at a Swancon event in Perth, the Aurealis Awards winners will be announced. By 10 pm local time (or so), I’ll know if I’m an award-winning short story writer or – far more likely – someone who gets to … Continue reading

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Aurealis nomination!

The 2016 Aurealis Award shortlists were announced today. I am delighted and utterly dumbfounded that my story “The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat” is a finalist in the Best Fantasy Short Story category! The Aurealis Awards are an annual award for … Continue reading

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Late report from Conflux – Winning!

I can’t believe I forgot this in my last Conflux report: I won a prize! Specifically, I took second place in the CSFG/Conflux Short Story Contest, which called for stories up to 4000 words on the theme ‘Red Fire Monkey’. … Continue reading

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At the Edge – Interviewed by Angela Slatter

Angela Slatter’s introduction to At the Edge speaks eloquently about both the fine craft and the hard labour needed to create good short stories. She should know – she’s one of Australia’s finest speculative storytellers, and I’m very much looking … Continue reading

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