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amazing things of amazement

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Last week (or a bit more now? Time's been slippery, of late), I saw the introduction Kate Elliott1 wrote for Cherry Crow Children, and it utterly took my breath away. A snippet: Lovingly described landscapes turn out to be full of deadly treasures. [Kalin's] exquisite turns of phrase lull the reader, who then gets undercut […]

books spotted in the wild

it's alive!

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Today delivered a lovely reminder that hey, there was this thing I used to have time for, called writing… My contributor copies of Cemetery Dance #71 arrived! And the internal artwork for my story, "Teratogen", is awesome: As soon as I put Squawk to bed tonight, I couldn't help but sit down and re-read my […]

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she has a face!

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Yesterday I suffered from sponge-brain caused by a criminal lack of sleep which, I don't mind telling you, is entirely Tripod's fault, for scheduling their show so late.1 (Although when I pointed this out to them, what did they go and do but thank me for making the effort to turn up! Who thanks people […]

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look who's had a makeover

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An email from Allen & Unwin yesterday informs me that the A format paperback1 version of Shadow Queen is back from the printers. Official publication date is 1 September 2009, which means copies should start appearing on bookshelves… well, anytime over the next few weeks, actually. Complete with the new format comes a new cover. […]

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free books!

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My author copies of Shadow Queen have arrived, so that means … it's time for a giveaway. If you would like your very own signed copy of Shadow Queen for free, gratis and nada, leave a comment on this post and you'll be entered into the draw. There'll be one copy of the book available […]

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could it be…?

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October has come along and plumped itself on the couch and has been watching TV solidly for days, and where is the cover art I promised you, you might be wondering? The answer is: I don't yet have the green light to post it. However, if you were so inclined, you could wander over to […]

illustrated

log di jay gey

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Success! I am packed for the trip, with no bloodshed, and the backpack only (only!) weighs 12kg. I would take a photo — but I have packed the camera. In fact, I have packed almost everything I would normally be using, and so I have little to nothing to do. I am wandering around the […]