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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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Seasonal weariness

For whatever reason, I’ve been feeling pretty tired this week. Is it because we’re in the depths of a Canberra winter? Is it the constant barrage of miserable world news? Am I coming down something? Could it be something to … Continue reading

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100 for 100 challenge

I’ve just returned from a very quick trip to introduce my children to that abyssal money sink some people call skiing. I’ve learned a couple of things. The first is that I have the knees of a terribly old man. … Continue reading

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GenreCon 2017, for your consideration

My first choice for a speculative fiction convention with a heavy writers’ stream is my local, Conflux. I’ll probably talk about that from time to time. But for those of us who can’t make it to Canberra in October (as … Continue reading

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The juggling act

Now that my almost-midyear birthday is out of the way, I’ve been taking stock of where I’m up to. Normally that would mean reviewing the goals I set for myself at the start of the year and seeing how comprehensively … Continue reading

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