Today I have exceedingly good news: I have sold a story to ASIM. Tentative publication date is April 2010. For those playing along at home, I wrote the first draft of this story in January 2005, during my stint at Clarion. (Actually, since it was my week one story, I probably started it, in some […]
A quick reminder for those of you in or near Newcastle this Saturday (since I'll be jumping a plane tomorrow morning and may forget to blog tomorrow) that I'm doing a signing at the Angus & Robertson at Westfield Kotara, from 11am. Come and entertain me!
An email from my publisher today tells me that the mass market paperback version of Shadow Queen should be available for purchase before the end of the year. This means those of you who hate and loathe the trade paperback format, or don't hate it so much as think it's simply too expensive, will have […]
Have a copy of Shadow Queen you want signed? Live in (or near) Newcastle? If so, mark down Saturday 27 June 2009 in your calendar, as I'll be at Angus & Robertson Kotara from 11 am. At this stage, I have no signings organised anywhere else, but if you don't live in Newcastle and you'd […]
For those of you waiting for its arrival: I haven't seen a copy myself yet, but it looks like Postscripts #18 has been released into the wild. This is the issue which features my story, "The Wages of Salt", and google alerts tells me it's made at least one good impression so far. Now, being […]
A quick reminder to anyone around Sydney tomorrow that I'll be at the NSW Writers' Centre's Contemporary Fiction Festival. Due to my rather hectic and schizophrenic week, I haven't actually prepared what I'm going to say, but I'm sure I'll be brilliant. No, really. Honest. I have a gift for these things.1 This week saw […]
I dragged myself awake at stupid o'clock this morning, to get some writing in before the dayjob. I'm sure everyone knows how hard it is to wake up while it's still dark, but let me tell you, it's much harder when you wear contact lenses. They make blinking hurt. Blinking should never hurt. Today marked […]