Writers on Writing

Australian writer of "rollicking adventure fantasy", Rowena Cory Daniells, has written a lengthy and entertaining overview of the fantasy genre for the Australia Literature Review, with an emphasis on Australian authors. She includes several thought-provoking quotes from notables in the field, of which my favourite is from Ursula Le Guin on the function of fantasy … Continue reading Writers on¬†Writing

Toil and Travel

Did I say I would keep this blog updated regularly? And you believed me? Some lovely news today: my story "Painlessness", which won the Aurealis Award, the Ditmar Award, and the Chronos Award this past year, has now received an Honorable Mention in Ellen Datlow's Year's Best Horror (for 2008) to be published by Nightshade … Continue reading Toil and Travel