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and then there were six

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Hot on the heels of Cherry Crow Children and its stories picking up four Ditmar nominations, this morning brought me a flurry of Facebook notifications and the news that it's also picked up no less than SIX Aurealis Award nominations: The Wages of Honey, The Miseducation of Mara Lys and The Cherry Crow Children of […]

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those bloodthirsty birds are go

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It's official: today saw the launch of Cherry Crow Children. I had Squawk with me during the launch, because of course I did. She may not have been around when I wrote and submitted "The Wages of Honey", but I fell pregnant with her while I was trying to write the three stories I'd promised […]

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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 […]

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2014 aurealis award shortlist, featuring … me!

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…AKA well, would you look at that… Turns out "Teratogen" earned itself a spot on the Aurealis Awards shortlist for 2014, in the category of Best Fantasy Short Story! It's an amazing shortlist, and I'm chuffed beyond measure to have written something people consider worth mentioning in the same breath as any one of the […]

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recommended!

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Through a combination of not checking my email for a couple of days and scrolling through twitter at just the right moment, this morning brought me the news that "First They Came…" has snuck itself on to not one but two year's best recommended reading lists — Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2012 Recommended […]

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Aurealis!

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Squawk woke me at 5am this morning (needing moral support to make it through a fart — we both survived physically unscathed, despite her fears to the contrary), and as I always do I checked my phone. My phone is my brain these days. I can't tell if she's really hungry or just fussing unless […]

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Sale to TPP!

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I have a confession to make: for a couple of months now, I've had some Good News that I've not been able to share. And by good news, I mean KERMIT-FLAILINGLY AWESOME NEWS! It has been very difficult not to share this news with you all, and I feel most strongly that you should all […]

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packing status: still borked

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Good news, landing just before I flit off to lands untrammelled, is that PodCastle will be publishing "The Wages of Salt" in an upcoming issue. So, if you never did manage to track down a copy of PostScripts #18, or if you did but you'd also like an audio copy of the story, keep your […]