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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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TMoRP – Critiquing!

Today’s (late) entry in The Month of Relentless Positivity is: critiquing! I’ve just come back from a short story critiquing session. That’s where a group of writers take turns to provide feedback and critical analysis of each others’ stories. Character … 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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The Never Never Land

The Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild’s latest anthology of short fiction, The Never Never Land, launches in ebook form today. Thirty tall tales and campfire yarns mythologising Australia’s past, present and future, from a cross-section of new and established Oz spec … Continue reading

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