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Hooray! Sale!

By now this news is floating all over the internetz, but HUZZAH! The oubliette streak continues! Spent the day offline, and got back on to discover that ‘Prohibition Blues’, which Angela Slatter and I co-authored, will be appearing in Damnation & Dames, a cool new anthology edited by Liz Grzyb and Amanda Pillar. Our story … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Girls Should Always and Never Do What They’re Told

Lately, I’ve been thinking about fairy tales. There was a fantastic panel at Swancon – with Ellen Datlow, Richard Harland, Jenny Blackford, Amanda Pillar, and Brain (aka Angela Slatter) – in which the panelists were kicking around many ideas about fairy tales: the evolution of the form; classics and modern retellings; questioning the theory that … Continue reading

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Dead Red Heart: Australian Vampire Tales

Ticonderoga Publications has announced the ToC for their massive book of Australian vampire stories, Dead Red Heart: “The Tide”, Martin Livings and friends “Mutiny on the Scarborough”, Shona Husk “Sun Falls”, Angela Slatter “Such is Life”, Jeremy Sadler “Apolotoi”, Chris Lawson “Punishment of the Sun”, Alan Baxter “Red Delicious”, Felicity Dowker “Just a Matter of … Continue reading