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Aurealis 2020 shortlist

The shortlists for the Aurealis Awards 2020 were announced last week. I’m a little late to share the news, but I figure this way I help to keep the announcement in circulation a little longer. And it’s a treat to … Continue reading

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Writing is hard and so is typing

Here’s what I meant to do: I meant to celebrate the end of my intense Aurealis reading period, which amounted to somewhere around 50 anthologies and collections in about 11 weeks, with a triumphant return to writing, blogging and sending … Continue reading

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It’s Aurealis season!

It’s time once again to get your entries in for Australia’s premier speculative fiction awards. The Aurealis Awards celebrate the year’s best in Australian (and Australian-adjacent) science fiction, fantasy and horror writing. And this year – I’m a judge! I’ve … Continue reading

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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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