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The long and short of it

2014 Update. Since blogging this in 2011 and writing my review of Liam Davison’s Collected Stories a few years before that, I wish to acknowledge the passing of Davison and his wife on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine. 1,171 more words

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Review: Love Songs for the Shy and Cynical by Robert Shearman

Many people met Robert Shearman at Aussiecon 4 in September, and we bandied about words like ‘funny’ and ‘adorable’ and ‘wicked’. Well, I bandied them at any rate. 577 more words


AussieCon 4: Self-promotion on the world stage

Today I have a guest blog from YA science fiction author, George Ivanoff. George offers an author’s perspective on AussieCon 4.

Self-promotion on the world stage… 689 more words


Glitter Rose, by Marianne de Pierres

Glitter Rose, by Marianne de Pierres, is a collection of short stories set on a fictionalised version of Stradbroke Island, called Carmine Island, in which mysterious spores have risen out of the ocean and settled over the island. 698 more words


On 'The Race to the Red Planet'

This article is based on a session at AussieCon 4.

The panelists discussed what they thought was a need to move from sending orbiters and rovers to Mars to sending manned expeditions and possibly building settlements on Mars. 1,081 more words


Promoting your book to the converted: AussieCon 4 from an author's perspective

Today I have a guest blog from sf&f author, m a miller. The World Science Fiction Convention, AussieCon 4, was in Melbourne this year. Miller bravely decided to promote her new book to the diehard fans. 929 more words