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“Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?” Book Review

“Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?” Lemony Snicket Publisher: Put Me In The Story First Published: 2015 RRP: $16 US Regular readers of this blog and my Goodreads account know that I am an enormous Snicket fan. … Continue reading

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Maureen’s 50 in 50 List

Years ago I wrote a letter to myself to be opened when I was 21 which also contained a list of things I wanted to do in my life. Since then, I’ve gotten a much better idea of who I … 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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(Dis)Ability in Genre Fiction: A Small List

A few weeks back I asked my Facebook if they could recommend books to me which depicted protagonists with disability in genre fiction where the story wasn’t an ‘issues’ story (like Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time) … 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: 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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Poetry Peek: Books

Without further ado, I present to you the first poem in my upcoming poetry collection, My Heart’s Choir Sings. Books The open, sterilized jaws of your flat beckoned, quiet Like the yellowed pages of books That were your long time … Continue reading

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