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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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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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