The latest episode of our podcast is now available for direct download and streaming from the website or via subscription from iTunes. Feedback is most welcome! Here are the show notes: This episode of The Writer and the Critic, Ian Mond and Kirstyn McDermott speak briefly about listener feedback, in particular Cheryl Morgan's musings about … Continue reading The Writer and the Critic: Episode 3
The 2011 Chronos Awards for excellence in science fiction, fantasy & horror in Victoria will be presented at Continuum 7 here in Melbourne over the Queen's Birthday long weekend in June. All nominated works must have been published during the 2010 calendar year by a resident of the state of Victoria. The key dates for … Continue reading Chronos Awards now open for nominations
This is something I've necessarily been keeping under my hat for a while, but now I am very proud to report the following update regarding the Twelve Planets series forthcoming from Twelve Planets Press: Who Are the Twelve Planets? Margo Lanagan, Lucy Sussex, Rosaleen Love, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Deborah Biancotti, Kaaron Warren, Cat Sparks, Sue … Continue reading Twelve Planets (and two reviews)
Writers on Rafts is an initiative of Queensland Writers Centre and author Rebecca Sparrow to raise money for the Queensland Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal. Enter Writers on Rafts to win fabulous prizes donated by more than 150 Australian authors, including Kate Morton, Morris Gleitzman, Di Morrissey, Nick Earls, Tara Moss, Mem Fox, John Birmingham, Jessica … Continue reading Writers on Rafts!
I'm locked in the bunker trying to get my second novel finished over the next couple of months, but the release of this cover from More Scary Kisses was too beautiful not to post. Not only do I have a short story in the forthcoming anthology but so does my beloved husband, Jason Nahrung. Our … Continue reading More Scary Kisses