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Australian SFF – The Never Never Book Box

Here’s something new on the Australian SFF scene: The Never Never Book Box, a loot box for books. If you’re familiar with the concept of Loot Crate, which supplies its subscribers with a regular dose of geek pop culture stuff/junk, … Continue reading

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Conflux 13 – Grimm Tales

Conflux is Canberra’s convention of speculative fiction creation and appreciation, held this year on the long weekend of 29 September to 2 October. It’s a writer-friendly gathering of the tribe where writers, readers and aficionados meet to celebrate the speculative … Continue reading

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TMoRP – Free Fiction

I’m doing a bit of writerly housecleaning this evening. At any given time, I try to have a dozen or so short stories in circulation, submitting to various magazines (mostly online) or for anthology calls. Some stories get accepted relatively … 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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More Reports from Conflux – The Other Three Days

When I wrote up Friday’s activities, I had this crazy idea I’d write a short report from the convention floor every evening. Didn’t happen. At the end of each day, as soon as I no longer had to be on … Continue reading

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