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Q&A with author Deborah O’Brien

Deborah O’Brien is an Australian writer and visual artist. She is the author of the bestselling Mr Chen’s Emporium, its sequel The Jade Widow, plus A Place of Her Own and The Trivia Man, as well as a dozen non-fiction … Continue reading

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Open Submissions: Last Call!

Originally posted on H L Petrovic:
January is a good month if you’ve got an unsolicited SF/F manuscript you’d like to get in front of a publisher, with two major publishing houses opening their doors to unsolicited manuscripts this month:…

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2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,300 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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2016 NAFF race – voting open now!

Originally posted on A conversational life:
NAFF 2015 Welcome to the NAFF race for 2016. The National Australian Fan Fund (NAFF) was created to assist fans to travel across Australia to attend the National Science Fiction Convention (Natcon). NAFF assists…

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Suspended in Dusk 2: Open Submission

Originally posted on SIMON DEWAR:
I am pleased to announce, Books of the Dead Press is opening 2 spots for stories in the Suspended in Dusk 2 anthology in an open submission. Writing Prompts/Examples:  If you’re curious about what might…

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Writer Conferences and the Aftermath

Great post on post-con sadness and why cons’ matter!

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Doctor Who Re-Watch: Death in Heaven Review

This finale was reminiscent of RTD era Who finales in many ways: great set-up with a not so great kitchen sink final follow up. Having said that, there was still enough Moffat touch in this finale to prop the episode … Continue reading

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