Life caught up with me in the past week, as it so often does, and this is the first chance I've had to sit back down with this little blog of mine. Anyway, here are a few more questions from the Book Lover's Club competition, along with my answers. I'll try to post the rest … Continue reading More Questions . . .
The competition that Book Lover's Club ran on Facebook last week has ended and I've both chosen a winner and answered her question over on Facebook. There were so many excellent entries and it was a difficult decision to make. So much so that I've decided to answer all ten questions that were asked here … Continue reading Questions, so many questions . . .
Mark Smith-Briggs has posted a lengthy review of Aurealis No.44 over at HorrorScope. The issue includes my story, "We All Fall Down", of which Mark has some very nice things to say: Fresh from the publication of her debut novel, Kirstyn McDermott shows she hasn’t lost touch with the shorter side of fiction with We … Continue reading Aurealis #44 Review
Yes, someone is wrong on the internet. Yes, I should simply ignore it and go about my day. Most of time, this is just what I do, which is why this blog isn't filled with ranty angst. But sometimes I put on my cranky pants. In this appalling article from the Courier Mail yesterday, Dr … Continue reading I have my cranky pants on today
Some of the biggest names in Australian speculative fiction have cleared out their cupboards and the contents are being sold on eBay! Where else can you buy an original print from Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld or a bundle of autographed fantasy, science fiction or horror novels from a huge list of Aussie authors including; Sara … Continue reading Aurealis Awards Signed Spec Fic Auctions!