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
SwanCon36 was a wonderful convention and merriment was had by all. I was on a lot of panels and even managed to sit in the audience for quite a few that I wasn't involved with -- which doesn't always happen, depending on how busy I am catching up with people and how good the bar … Continue reading SwanCon, MegaPodcasts and Ditmar Awards
I need to travel more often. On Tuesday, I got off a plane in Newcastle to hear that my novel, Madigan Mine, had been nominated for an Aurealis Award. Yesterday, while I flew back to Melbourne, the Ditmar Awards finalists were announced and I was welcomed home by news of no less than three nominations! … Continue reading Ditmar Awards Ballot
The 2011 Ditmar Awards which recognise achievement in Australian science fiction, fantasy & horror will be presented at SwanCon36 (which is doubling as the 50th National Science Fiction Convention) in Perth over the Easter holidays. Nominations for the ballot are now open and a handy online form can be found here along with details on … Continue reading Ditmar Awards open for nominations
. . . 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 . . .