Ditmar Awards: random notes and musings

The prevailing theme of the discussions/debates/flamewars surrounding the 2011 Ditmars this past week has been that the awards process is broken and needs to be fixed. As I talked about yesterday, the productions and publications of one small press publisher (Twelfth Planet Press) accounted for 50% of the combined 2011 Ditmar/Tin Duck awards.  For the … Continue reading Ditmar Awards: random notes and musings

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Ditmars Awards and Myth-Information

This is the first of two posts I plan to write about the latest Ditmar Awards controversy which ran rampant in certain corners of the internet over the past couple of days. I'm not going to name names or list a series of links. If you don't already know what's been happening -- and you … Continue reading Ditmars Awards and Myth-Information

SwanCon 2011

I'm off to SwanCon over at the Hyatt Hotel in Perth this Friday and it's turned into quite a busy convention for me! Here's all the official panels and other fun stuff I'll be doing: 2.00pm — Friday, 22nd April — Plaza 1 SF Book Club: The Windup Girl Discussion panel with Robin Pen, Helen … Continue reading SwanCon 2011