Category Archives: Genre: Horror

TV Series Review: Jessica Jones

NB: This discusses the whole series in detail. There are massive spoilers. You have been warned. I’m not an obsessive Marvel fan. I thought Winter Soldier was really, really good. I thought Iron Man 1 and 2 were kind of … Continue reading

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Anthology Review: Suspended in Dusk

Title: Suspended in Dusk Editor: Simon Dewar Publisher: Books of the Dead Press Year Published: 2014 RRP: $99c Amazon I made two resolutions to do with my reading habits at the beginning of this year: 1. To read a wider … Continue reading

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Weird Fiction and Other Fun Labels: An Interview with Deborah Biancotti

I really loved Bad Power and I wanted more. I didn’t actually think that Deborah would agree to an interview, but to my pleasant surprise, she did. Not only has she supplied me with lengthy answers, many are also very … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bad Power by Deborah Biancotti

Bad Power, Deborah Biancotti Twelfth Planet Press October 2011 RRP: $18 Australian I first heard of Deborah Biancotti two years ago at a Conflux Convention. I encountered her in a crime panel when I decided to break up my steady … Continue reading

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Book Review: Perfections by Kirstyn McDermott

Perfections, Kirstyn McDermott Twelfth Planet Press, 2014 RRP: $22.95 Sometime around when I first started getting involved with the Australian spec fic scene, I told myself I needed to get my head above my comfortable reading parapet and venture to … Continue reading

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JUMP Mentorship Story Excerpt

It’s my turn in the potato pit, so I clamber along the side of its rim, covered in mud, trying not to think about how my brother died here yesterday at the hands of King Men. I don’t mind getting … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prickle Moon by Juliet Marillier

Prickle Moon, Juliet Marillier, Ticonderoga Press, 2013. RRP: $25 Australian. I never used to enjoy reading short stories- I’m not quite sure if it was a maturity thing. These days, pressed for time like I often am, I can’t get … Continue reading

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