The much anticipated program for Continuum 8: Craftonomicon -- the 2012 NatCon -- is now online and available to download as handy PDFs. It looks pretty damn good and the only thing I'm not looking forward to is making some difficult choices in regards to what sessions I attend. Fortunately, some of the decision making … Continue reading Continuum 8 Program Now Available!
I had a fantastic and satisfyingly exhausting time at Continuum 7 over the long weekend. The panels I saw were entertaining and engaging and Catherynne M. Valente was one of the most gracious and erudite and downright fun-to-be-around Guests of Honour a convention could hope to have. She was also a special guest on The … Continue reading Continuum, Quilts and Chronos Awards
I'm spending the long weekend at Continuum 7, Melbourne's own Speculative Fiction and Pop Culture Convention. If you haven't yet purchased your membership, you're most welcome to come along on the Friday night -- it's free! You'll have a great time and you might even want to purchase a full or day membership for the … Continue reading In Melbourne this Weekend: Continuum 7
Conquilt is a record of nearly one hundred of the attending authors, editors, publishers and illustrators to Aussiecon 4, the 68th World Science Fiction Convention held in Melbourne Australia in September 2010. Signatures (and the odd sketch) were collected throughout the convention and assembled into this colourful quilt by Rachel Holkner and award-winning quilter Jeanette … Continue reading Conquilt Fundraising Auction for Continuum!
Looks like award season is well and truly upon us! The voting ballot for the Chronos Awards, presented for excellence in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror in the state of Victoria, has just been announced. I'm very excited to see that my novel, Madigan Mine, has been nominated in the Best Long Fiction category, while … Continue reading Chronos Awards Ballot Announced