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Galactic Chat – Ion Newcombe interview

Created August 22, 2014. Last modified August 22, 2014. 0 comments. Top.

Regular blog lurkers will know that I have been helping out with the Galactic Chat podcast, interviewing the occasional unsuspecting member of the Australian speculative fiction community when they can’t think of an excuse to get out of it quick enough.

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2014 Aussie Spec Fic Snapshot

Created August 10, 2014. Last modified August 23, 2014. 2 comments. Top.

The Aussie Spec Fic Snapshot (the Snapshot) is something that has happened every couple of years over the last 10 years or so. Basically, a group of bloggers get together and try to interview as many people as they can in the Australian speculative fiction field in a fortnight. Each interviewee is asked 5 questions, mostly tailored to them but with a couple of common elements.

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Writing update – all in the computer

Created July 26, 2014. Last modified July 27, 2014. 4 comments. Top.

So, about four months back I posted that I’d finally written the words “THE END” in a notebook, signally the first draft of my novel length work was complete.

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Dimension6 – Issue 2

Created July 4, 2014. Last modified July 4, 2014. 0 comments. Top.

Dimension6 is a free speculative fiction magazine, produced by Coeur de Lion Publishing and issue 2 is out now!

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And the winner is…

Created June 9, 2014. Last modified June 11, 2014. 2 comments. Top.

So, as regular readers of this blog know I’ve been helping out with a podcast called Galactic Chat, in which we interview people in the speculative fiction field. Usually authors and usually Australian, although not exclusive on either front.

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Showdown now available at Electric Spec

Created June 2, 2014. Last modified June 2, 2014. 2 comments. Top.

As reported earlier in the month, I recently sold my short story Showdown to the good people at Electric Spec.

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Continuum 10 – Melbourne Australia

Created May 29, 2014. Last modified May 29, 2014. 0 comments. Top.

Well, I’ve made the relatively last minute decision to head down to Melbourne to the Australian National SF Convention. This year it is Continuum, the Victorian convention.

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Patronising Musketeer Space

Created May 25, 2014. Last modified May 25, 2014. 0 comments. Top.

Wait, maybe that isn’t the greatest title for this post. Oh well, I’ve typed it now. Editing three words seems like a lot of work.

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Short Story Sale – Electric Spec

Created May 14, 2014. Last modified May 14, 2014. 4 comments. Top.

I was very excited earlier in the week to hear that the fine people at Electric Spec wanted to publish one of my short stories, titled Showdown.

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Galactic Chat up for a Ditmar

Created April 26, 2014. Last modified April 26, 2014. 2 comments. Top.

So, the preliminary Ditmars ballot is out and a podcast that I contributed to last year (Galactic Chat) has been nominated. It’s the first time a speculative fiction project I’ve been involved in has been nominated for an award, so its very exciting.

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Wefting the Warp online

Created April 20, 2014. Last modified April 20, 2014. 4 comments. Top.

I recently blogged that my story, Wefting the Warp, had been purchased and published by Robot and Rayguna UK based speculative fiction magazine. The first publication was done through eBook form, available through Amazon and other fine eBook retailers.

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Dimension6 launches

Created April 3, 2014. Last modified May 29, 2014. 0 comments. Top.

Dimension6

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Galactic Chat – 2014 season off and running

Last modified May 29, 2014. 2 comments. Top.



Short story sale – Robot and Raygun

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2014 Ditmar Eligibility Post Roundup

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Ditmar eligibility 2014

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2013 Australian Women Writers’ challenge – wrap up

Last modified March 3, 2014. 8 comments. Top.



Very poorly updated blog

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Very short flash fiction piece

Last modified February 16, 2014. 1 comment. Top.



Have you been keeping up with Galactic Chat?

Last modified January 5, 2014. 3 comments. Top.



Supporting the Kaleidoscope Pozible campaign

Last modified November 1, 2013. 3 comments. Top.



GenreCon 2013 – a running post

Last modified January 5, 2014. 2 comments. Top.



So, anyone else going to GenreCon this weekend?

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The Regersek Zone

Last modified February 16, 2014. 4 comments. Top.



Galactic Chat Interview – Jason Nahrung

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Galactic Chat interview – Keith Stevenson

Last modified August 24, 2013. 2 comments. Top.



Have you been keeping up with Galactic Chat?

Last modified August 10, 2013. 2 comments. Top.



Galactic Chat update

Last modified July 6, 2013. 1 comment. Top.



All quiet on the eastern front

Last modified June 7, 2013. 7 comments. Top.



Aurealis Awards 2013

Last modified May 22, 2013. 2 comments. Top.



The Regersek Zone to be published on Antipodean SF

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Conflux 9 – and that’s what it is all about

Last modified April 29, 2013. 9 comments. Top.



Feedburner – hopefully working again

Last modified April 21, 2013. 2 comments. Top.



Conflux 9 – the workshops

Last modified April 21, 2013. 1 comment. Top.



Bitter Seeds review – now at a podcast near you

Last modified April 17, 2013. 0 comments. Top.



So… many… award… lists…

Last modified March 29, 2013. 4 comments. Top.



NSW Speculative Fiction Festival 2013

Last modified March 17, 2013. 3 comments. Top.



Australian Women Writer’s challenge Jan-Feb speculative fiction roundup – link

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Round up of Ditmar posts

Last modified March 3, 2013. 6 comments. Top.



Ditmars, Galactic Suburbia award and the Stella Prize

Last modified February 21, 2013. 5 comments. Top.



GenreCon 2013 – now taking registrations

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Make Mine a Macchiato on the Beam Me Up radio show

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Australian Women Writers’ challenge 2013

Last modified January 5, 2014. 6 comments. Top.



A Flash in the Pan? now available through Smashwords

Last modified November 12, 2012. 5 comments. Top.



GenreCon 2012 – Sydney (2nd – 4th November 2012)

Last modified January 23, 2013. 1 comment. Top.



The Devil Wears… narrated on the Beam Me Up radio show/podcast

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The Devil Wears… available on Antipodean SF podcast

Last modified October 8, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



In the Service of the Public now available on the Beam Me Up radio show/podcast

Last modified October 8, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



GenreCon attendance

Last modified October 9, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



Ditmar eligibility

Last modified September 29, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



The Gloriously Cunning Plan on the Beam Me Up radio show/podcast

Last modified September 26, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



The Devil Wears Shapeless Ugly Garments Covered in Dog Hair released

Last modified October 8, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



Striking Twice on Beam Me Up radio show/podcast

Last modified August 6, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



Flash Fiction Appearing on Beam Me Up Podcast/Radio Show

Last modified July 28, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



The Devil Wears Shapeless Ugly Garments Covered in Dog Hair accepted for publication

Last modified July 26, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



Story narrated on Beam Me Up podcast/radio

Last modified July 23, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



In the Service of the Public – now available

Last modified July 2, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



Antipodean SF Radio Show – Episode 168

Last modified June 21, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



Continuum 8 – Wrap Up

Last modified January 23, 2013. 0 comments. Top.



Continuum 8 – Day 4 (Monday)

Last modified January 23, 2013. 3 comments. Top.



Continuum 8 – Day 3 (Sunday)

Last modified January 23, 2013. 1 comment. Top.



Ditmar and Chronos Awards

Last modified January 23, 2013. 2 comments. Top.



Continuum 8 – Day 2 (Saturday)

Last modified January 23, 2013. 2 comments. Top.



Continuum 8 – Day 1 (Friday)

Last modified January 23, 2013. 4 comments. Top.



Attending Continuum 8

Last modified January 23, 2013. 0 comments. Top.



Issue 168 of Antipodean SF – including one of my stories!

Last modified July 13, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



Congratulations Lynda R Young

Last modified May 30, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



In the Service of the Public accepted for publication

Last modified May 22, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



Australian Women Writers 2012 Reading Challenge – mission accomplished?

Last modified January 2, 2013. 8 comments. Top.



Aurealis Awards 2012 – a wrap up

Last modified May 13, 2012. 11 comments. Top.



Ditmar voting – go on you know you want to

Last modified June 4, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



Narration news – Antipodean SF 167 alpha

Last modified May 11, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



Antipodean SF – Issue 167

Last modified May 5, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



Antipodean SF Radio Show – Episode 166 Beta

Last modified April 27, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



The Writer and the Critic episode 18

Last modified April 25, 2012. 4 comments. Top.



ePub version of Antipodean SF

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Make Mine a Macchiato – AntiSF podcast

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Striking Twice accepted for publication

Last modified April 5, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



Make Mine a Macchiato and Beware Antipodean Shores – now published

Last modified July 13, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



Antipodean SF Radio Show – 165 alpha

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Published article – Has Your Reading Circle Shrunk?

Last modified July 13, 2012. 1 comment. Top.



The Gloriously Cunning Plan – now published

Last modified July 13, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



Article news – NSW Writer’s Centre 366 Days of Writing blog

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Narration news – The Gift by Mick Dawson

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More narration – Everything Old is New Again by Nicole Rendall

Last modified February 14, 2012. 1 comment. Top.



First story hits the airwaves

Last modified January 20, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



Make Mine a Macchiato accepted for publication

Last modified January 5, 2012. 0 comments. Top.



The Gloriously Cunning Plan accepted for publication

Last modified January 4, 2012. 1 comment. Top.



First publication available!

Last modified July 13, 2012. 2 comments. Top.



Australian Women Writers 2012 National Year of Reading Challenge

Last modified February 11, 2012. 4 comments. Top.



Speculative Fiction Festival wrap up

Last modified January 11, 2013. 1 comment. Top.



Good head for radio

Last modified December 20, 2011. 1 comment. Top.



Speculative Fiction Festival – 5 November 2011

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First acceptance for publication!

Last modified November 12, 2011. 1 comment. Top.



Writing Imaginary Worlds workshop

Last modified August 16, 2014. 1 comment. Top.



Welcome

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