Author Archives: InkAshlings

About InkAshlings

Maureen, Australian, young aspiring writer.

Second anthology of the year!

Regular readers may remember that I got my first ever pro-short story acceptance at the start of this year with the CSFG A Hand of Knaves anthology. Since then, I’ve been a busy beaver, sending off shorts left, right and … Continue reading

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Forbrydelsen Series 1-3 Review

The Danish original crime show, Forbrydelsen (translated wrongly into english as The Killing, when actually it means The Crime), has long been on my to watch list. My Mum had watched all three series aons back and told me all … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Re-watch: The Unquiet Dead

Ah Mark Gatiss. What a love/hate relationship I have with your Who episodes. Still, I think this is one of your best. Gatiss is always at his best in a period piece story imo, and this one has a lot … Continue reading

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Crime writing tips: Some lessons I learnt from Jane Harper at the Sydney Writers Festival

Ah, the Sydney Writers Festival. That place of baby boomers and a strange distrust of genre fiction in the program. That place where I actually got told off in a session for live-tweeting by the person sitting next to me. … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Re-watch: The End Of The World

The second episode of New Who’s first season sees Rose and The Doctor race forwards in time to the end of the world itself. Borrowing (as Who does often) from Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the earth’s end is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

The Word is Murder Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Harper Collins First Published: August 2017 RRP: $27.99 paperback Anthony Horowitz is one of those authors who has been on my radar for a long, long time. I’ve never read his popular Alex … Continue reading

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Reblog: Alan Baxter interview for Australasian Horror

Alan makes some super interesting points in his interview about when he knew it was time to try for a short story collection! via Alan Baxter, Best Collected Work 2016

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