Here's my advice for today: Should you decide to write a young adult fantasy novel set in modern day Turkey and you are not Turkish and/or do not live in Turkey and/or have not spent a considerable amount of time in Turkey taking careful note of your surroundings, then please make use of the wonders … Continue reading Because on the interwebs, everyone can hear you scream
This will indeed be a sight to behold! Russell B. Farr of Ticonderoga Publications is pledging to shave off his lovely red locks along with -- gasp -- his beard to help raise funds for the ACT Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group. Russell says: The ACT Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group have given my mum … Continue reading Shave an Editor, Help Fight Cancer
Brisbane writers Gary Kemble, Will Elliot and Stephen Irwin were interviewed by Richard Fidler on ABC Brisbane radio a couple of days ago. I missed it live on air, so it's great to see that the audio file is now available to download online. The guys talk about the Brimstone Press anthology, Macabre: A Journey … Continue reading Macabre on ABC Radio
∞ Farewell my darling Sappho the sweetest gentlest most good-natured cat I have ever known. You will be missed and loved always. Sleep now safe in the earth and dream among the stars. ∞
. . . as a handful of notable events that have happened over the past month. Old news, most likely, but I still like to keep a record of such things here if only for my own edification. ∞ The 2010 Ditmar Awards for Australian SF were announced at the Australian National Science Fiction Convention, … Continue reading Not so much breaking news . . .