The Joy that was GenreCon 2015

Mary Robinette Kowal delights us with a tiny puppet show!

I just got back from a fantastic weekend up in Brisbane for GenreCon 2015. Organised by the Queensland Writers Centre, hosted at the State Library of Queensland, and run by some excellent writerly ninjas (including Peter M Ball, who ran a tight ship all weekend with the help of super-friendly volunteers and staff of the…… Continue reading The Joy that was GenreCon 2015

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GenreCon 2015: In which I will both launch — and blab about — books!

Brisbane is the place to be this weekend! It’s GenreCon time again, a brilliant event focused on All Things Genre, featuring some of the best writers, publishers, editors, illustrators and readers in the business. I’m particularly stoked to hear the 2015 Special Guests  so I’m definitely going to trot along to the sessions in which…… Continue reading GenreCon 2015: In which I will both launch — and blab about — books!

Tuesday Therapy: A Word to Remember

A new year has dawned, which has inevitably led to a deluge of resolutions being bandied about the internetz: this year I will write X; I will publish Y; I will conquer the publishing world… Many resolutions focus on the end result, which tends to overlook all the hard work that goes into reaching that…… Continue reading Tuesday Therapy: A Word to Remember

Writers on Rafts, Yeti Debuts, and Cool Reviews

Instead of buying a coffee at work tomorrow, why not spend $5 to help the Queensland Writers Centre raise funds and support for the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal? Visit the Writers on Rafts website (http://writersonrafts.com/) and enter the draw to win yourself a fantastic prize pack  and help the QWC reach their $20,000 goal for the…… Continue reading Writers on Rafts, Yeti Debuts, and Cool Reviews