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Good news washes the bad away

I had some good news this week. It’s the sort of good news that comes with contracts, so forgive my intentional vagueness. Until the ink is dry, it would not only be unprofessional to furnish details, but more critically would … Continue reading

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Climbing out of the mire

Here’s how it goes: you ride high for a while, then you hit a slump. You lose a bit of pace, you don’t even notice you’re not moving forward any more. And then you’re up to your hips in mud, … 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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Lessons from a writing holiday

I’ve just indulged in a rare pleasure. I took a week off work to concentrate on my writing. A whole week. I can still scarcely believe it. What a luxury! What a perfect holiday! I accomplished so much in the … Continue reading

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New story exclusive!

Just a quick reminder to anyone not already signed up to my newsletter that I include free fiction with every issue. (Episode? Item? Whatever.) The next newsletter will go out in the next day or so. To entice new readers, … Continue reading

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