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
Well, Launch the Second is done and dusted, and a great time was had by all! The evening was blessedly cool and only mildly humid — a treat, given that most of my memories of Brisbane are sweltering — and a sweet crowd came out to Avid Reader Bookshop in the West End to help…… Continue reading Launched! (Brisbane edition)
Now that Lament for the Afterlife has begun to show its face on reviews lists and bookshelves (both virtual and real) it’s high time to celebrate its being in the world! (I know, I know. Any excuse to pop the champagne, right?) I’ll be heading up to Brisbane at the end of October to participate…… Continue reading Lament for the Afterlife: Brisbane Launch!
After the huge success of last year’s open door submissions, Angry Robot Books is once again opening their doors to non-agented, non-solicited manuscripts, from April 16th to April 30th 2012. They’re looking for “classic” fantasy (epic, medieval, magical, etc) and their YA imprint “Strange Chemistry” is also looking for fantasy for YA readers. Get those…… Continue reading FYI: Angry Robot and EWF