Tag Archives: Australian author

Towards White Book Review

Towards White Zena Shapter Publisher: IFWG Publishing First Published: 2017 RRP: $29.95 Disclaimer: Zena and I attend the same write in group once a month-ish. However, the publisher gave me a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rarest Thing

Title: The Rarest Thing Author: Deborah O’Brien Publication Date: November 2016 Publisher: Lomandra Press RRP – Limited Gift Edition Paperback: $29.99 RRP – Ebook: $14.99 Purchasing Info: ‘The Rarest Thing’ (signed gift edition paperback or ebook) is available direct from … Continue reading

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Looking for Creative Opportunity: An Interview with Sophie Masson

Many people know Sophie as the writer of a number of popular of books across many different genres and age ranges. Some may know of the work she does to support emerging writers through writers centre programs and roles with … 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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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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The Allure of Steampunk: An Interview with Richard Harland

A short while after the NSW Writers Centre Speculative Fiction Festival I thought about interviewing a steampunk author to go with my posts on steampunk. Of course, I soon thought of steampunk author Richard Harland. I really enjoy his novels … Continue reading

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