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Words in Oz: The 2020 Australian SF Snapshot

The Australian SF Snapshot is a biennial project to take the pulse of the Australian and New Zealand speculative fiction scene. Every couple of years, the organisers conduct a series of very short interviews with active Australian and New Zealand … Continue reading

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Dismantling the barriers

It’s been quiet here since I closed up shop on Friday Flash Fiction. I’m not going to go into details here, but I’ve been unwell for some time. Writing, along with almost everything else, was a constant and increasingly unmanageable … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Love’s Cure

“I need you to reverse a love potion,” said Rameses Sable. The notorious gentleman thief shook a silk-gloved finger at Terpsichore Gryce, who returned it with a look of bemusement. Unaccustomed to being accosted in her own apothecary, she laughed … Continue reading

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My Aurealis Surprise

Shortlists for the 2018 Aurealis Awards – Australia’s premier jury-based award for speculative fiction – were announced yesterday. To my considerable surprise, I have stories in not one but two categories! “A Moment’s Peace” from A Hand of Knaves – aka … Continue reading

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A quick guide to Friday flash fiction

I just counted. As of yesterday there are 67 stories in the Friday flash fiction archives. In case you ever want to go back over them quickly to see which ones you might have missed, I’ve now added a handy … Continue reading

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