Back in my old stomping ground, The Newcastle Herald published a very nice interview with me today about Madigan Mine and other writing-related matters. The questions were a lot of fun to answer and I'm pleased to see it's made its way online as well. Not that my mum wouldn't have gone out and scored … Continue reading A quick interview
Very exciting news! The landmark horror anthology, Macabre: A Journey through Australia's Darkest Fears (edited by Angela Challis and Dr Marty Young) can now be ordered through Brimstone Press. The anthology retails for $44.95 and will be available in stores in October/November, but Brimstone Press are offering Macabre for sale at $30 + postage. The … Continue reading Macabre Now Available for Pre-Order
These writing tips from Chuck Palahniuk are a couple of years old now, but good advice doesn't come with a Use By Date. My favourite is number seven: Let yourself be with Not Knowing. This bit of advice comes through a hundred famous people, through Tom Spanbauer to me and now, you. The longer you … Continue reading 13 Writing Tips from Chuck Palahniuk
Over at HorrorScope, the fantabulous Talie Helene has compiled the Australian Speculative Fiction Blog Carnival for July. More scrumptious links than you can click a link-clicking thing at!
Because I am easily distracted by shiny things, here is Madigan Mine put through Wordle: Wordle is an online procrastination tool app that generates "word clouds" from text that you provide. Okay, off to do some real work now.