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Crowdfunding now – CSFG’s A Hand of Knaves

Fans of Australian speculative fiction (broadly encompassing fantasy, SF and horror) may be interested to learn that the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for its next anthology, A Hand of Knaves. What is it? A … Continue reading

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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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Where Do You Get Your Ideas? – Part 1 of X

Today I am writing a short story because a couple of days ago, when our writing group met, I made a smart-arse comment about tenses and now I have to back it up. Never underestimate the motivational power of backing … Continue reading

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The importance of rights management

It’s fair to describe the ‘Finished Stories’ folder in my Dropbox as “cluttered”. I mentioned a while ago several of my stories have been accepted for publication but have not yet appeared in print or online, for various reasons. Others … Continue reading

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Aurealis nomination!

The 2016 Aurealis Award shortlists were announced today. I am delighted and utterly dumbfounded that my story “The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat” is a finalist in the Best Fantasy Short Story category! The Aurealis Awards are an annual award for … Continue reading

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