So I go off to Melbourne for a weekend of D&D and podcasting and while I'm away the finalists for the Australian Shadows Award are announced. Most wonderfully, Perfections managed to land a berth in the Novel category -- up against Lee Battersby and some guy name Nahrung. Yep, me and Jason, together again on … Continue reading Australian Shadows Award 2012 Finalists
The Aurealis Awards finalists for 2012 were announced overnight and I'm so happy and honoured to discover that my second book, Perfections, is in the running for Best Horror Novel.* As are two works by my very own, very clever husband, Jason Nahrung -- Blood and Dust and Salvage. Rounding out the long form horror … Continue reading Aurealis Awards Finalists Announced
As the last day of 2012 rolls over and plays dead -- or maybe is dead; I hope, I wish; I hate you 2012, don't let the door hit you on the arse on the way out -- Sean Wright of the prolific Adventures of a Bookonaut blog (and fledgling podcast) has posted an excellent … Continue reading Perfections: what a nice way to end the year!
This is what's called being late to your own party. And it's not the kind of fashionable tardiness where you saunter down a curving staircase all coiffed and primped and wearing a trailing ball gown while your friends and loved ones graciously applaud and start singing Happy Birthday. It's more the embarrassing oh-my-goodness-I-forgot-about-my-own-damn-party-where-the-hell-are-my-shoes sort of … Continue reading Perfections, or So It Appears I Have a New Book Out
The Next Big Thing is a chain of book and author recommendations. One author answers ten questions and then tags five other authors, who then tag five more, who then ... you get the picture. Although there are no dire threats of ill-health or promises of sudden riches, I can't help but visualise the end … Continue reading The Next Big Thing