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Conflux 9

Well, Conflux 9, which was also this year’s Australian speculative fiction writing convention (NATCON), has been and gone! Held last week from Thursday 25 April through to Sunday 28 April, the Con was a fabulous event that drew around 250 … Continue reading

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What bringeth 2013?

Greetings, dear readers. It would appear the year of two thousand and thirteen has crept upon us. Great Scott and gadzooks! Agh, I’ve come over all faux 19th Century. It must be the research I’ve been doing on the costume … Continue reading

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A lovely bunch of coconuts

What a lovely bunch of coconuts we are! The Australian speculative fiction scene is so friendly, encouraging and supportive – I had a blast over the weekend catching up with writers and readers I knew and meeting lots of lovely … Continue reading

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Conflux 8 is on this weekend in Canberra

I’m looking forward to the annual Conflux speculative fiction conference, which is being held at the Novotel hotel in Canberra this weekend, 29-30 Sep 12. Some great local, national and international speakers will entertain writers, readers and fans of speculative … Continue reading

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Conflux 9 – how can we make it more accessible?

That was not cool, WordPress! You just ate my post. Here goes again… Want to come to Conflux 9/NATCON 2013 but you’re worried it’s not going to have what you want? Are you concerned about accessibility issues? Well the Conflux … Continue reading

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Review: The Darkest Shade of Grey

This novella, from Australian author Alan Baxter and published by the Red Penny Papers, takes the reader to one of Australia’s seediest locales for a visceral and discombulating journey through the disintegration of one man’s personal and working life. I … Continue reading

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Short-short story published at AntiSF

I was so excited when Ion ‘Nuke’ Newcombe, the editor over at AntipodeanSF, accepted my science fiction flash story that I did a little happy dance. He was great to work with and helped make the story a much tighter … Continue reading

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