2012: So good, I seriously hope I haven’t peaked.

There’s been a Pinterest image going around on Facebook lately, which shows a Mason jar filled with folded scraps of paper — and I think it came from this website originally. At any rate, the picture, and concept, has gone viral. It goes by various names: ‘jar of memories’, ‘jar of good thoughts’, ‘jar of…… Continue reading 2012: So good, I seriously hope I haven’t peaked.

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Mega-Catchup Post, Part One: WFC

Travel, writing, marking essays, launching Midnight and Moonshine, editing, applying for jobs… Any and all of these things explain my general lack of updatery lately. That’s no excuse, you say? True. True. So I shall endeavour to fill you all in on the events of the past month in a short series of Mega-Catchup Posts…… Continue reading Mega-Catchup Post, Part One: WFC

My World Fantasy schedule

The con starts tomorrow (yay!) so I guess it’s high time I post my schedule: Thursday, November 1 — I’m doing a reading in the Aurora room at 3.30 Sunday, November 4 — From 12.30 onwards I’ll be banqueting and celebrating the World Fantasy Award winners. In between — I’ll be going to as many…… Continue reading My World Fantasy schedule

Toronto, Part One

I got to Toronto almost a week before World Fantasy because, well, travel from Adelaide to the east coast of North America can be pretty hellish — it’s about 34 hours door to door, if you have a “fast” route — and the jetlag is often worse than the trip itself. Your system is all…… Continue reading Toronto, Part One

Arts SA rocks!

I just got more great news!! My recent ‘Professional Development’ grant application has been successful! Woo hoo!! Thanks, Arts SA, for helping me to attend World Fantasy in Toronto this year! This will be my first WF convention, and I’m REALLY excited that I’m getting the chance to go. Three cheers for Arts SA!