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Words in Oz: The 2020 Australian SF Snapshot

The Australian SF Snapshot is a biennial project to take the pulse of the Australian and New Zealand speculative fiction scene. Every couple of years, the organisers conduct a series of very short interviews with active Australian and New Zealand … Continue reading

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My ducks require alignment

My father passed away on the 7th of January, a few months shy of his 80th birthday and nearly two decades after his diagnosis for multiple myeloma gave him a prognosis of between three and six months to live. The … Continue reading

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A Year of Two Halves

It’s been brought to my attention that, despite the scorching Australian summer conditions, I’ve developed a slightly blogfaded complexion. Which is to say – oh look, it appears I haven’t posted anything substantial here since August. First of all, I’m … Continue reading

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A breath on the embers

Not that I want to jinx anything, but I think I’m writing again. After a long drought – by which I mean, playing lots of video games and converting a small fraction of the unread contents of my Kindle to … Continue reading

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A shifting perspective

I may have been going about this the wrong way. Having attributed my recent writing slump to illness, I believed that all I had to do to get back to full steam was to build up a daily habit, making … Continue reading

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