PodCastle 441: A Shot of Salt Water!

This month, PodCastle is featuring stories that appeared on the Aurealis Awards shortlist for ‘Best Fantasy Short Story’ earlier this year, and I’m absolutely delighted to have ‘A Shot of Salt Water’ (which first appeared in┬áThe Dark) included in this feature. Not only is this my very first appearance on PodCastle, which is super-cool, but…… Continue reading PodCastle 441: A Shot of Salt Water!

Three (!!!) Aurealis Award nominations

A couple of days ago, The Western Australian Science Fiction Foundation (WASFF), organisers of the 2015 Aurealis Awards, were delighted to announce the finalists for the Awards… And, I must say, I was and continue to be delighted to see that three — THREE! — of my short stories have been nominated for awards (two…… Continue reading Three (!!!) Aurealis Award nominations

Here’s looking at you, 2011

Last day of the year… so like many of you I’m feeling the urge to commit a bit of retrospective bloggery. 2011 sucked. Then it was awesome. Then it sucked again. Then it got better than ever… And so on. This was the rollercoaster year to beat all others, and it often felt like I…… Continue reading Here’s looking at you, 2011

So much fun, I lost my voice

I arrived in Sydney late on Friday evening after a full day’s work — a full week’s, really — ready for a weekend of fun, friends and celebration. This was my third Aurealis Awards, but the first time I’d been nominated, so I was pretty excited. Angela (aka Brain) had a barrowload of nominations this…… Continue reading So much fun, I lost my voice

Aurealis Awards Finalists Announced!

The 2010 Aurealis Awards have just been announced and I’m so excited to see so many incredible finalists in each category!! HUGE congratulations to all the nominees — I have enjoyed so many of the stories and novels on these lists, it’s such a delight to see them recognised. And of course I’m stoked to…… Continue reading Aurealis Awards Finalists Announced!