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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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Talking Touchstones

Today I’m over at Leife Shallcross’ blog, talking about inspirational touchstones. Leife’s running a rather excellent series of posts with Australian speculative writers, talking about where their inspiration to write began and how their story touchstones have influenced their writing … Continue reading

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Ditmar Awards open for nominations

The 2017 Australian SF Awards, aka the Ditmars, are open for nominations until midnight on the 19th of March 2017. Any eligible person – being anyone active in Australian SF, fantasy and/or horror fandom, or a member of the Natcon … Continue reading

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Research rabbit holes

My CSFG compatriot and good friend Leife Shallcross is hosting a series of authors in a discussion on research for writers. My entry, which due to my woeful and haphazard approach to research rather undermines the premise of the discussion, … Continue reading

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