Movie review – Inception

I think I love Christopher Nolan a little bit. He’s made some of my favourite movies of all time – Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight. I am constantly going on about the homogenous rubbish coming out of Hollywood and lamenting...

Font fight!

I found this via Cat Sparks and Jason Fischer who themselves found it on the Ban Comic Sans site. Those three links alone are worth the price of this post, but check out the video. Nerdy font based fun. It’s brilliant. See more funny videos and funny pictures at...

Halloween horror book signing at Dymocks Southland

Here’s a little something I’m quite excited about. On October 31st, which as you all know is Halloween, there’s going to be a little horror-fest at Dymocks Southland bookstore. A bunch of us dark writer folk are going to be doing a group book signing...

Singing My Sister Down – the play

Margo Lanagan is a great spec fic writer from Sydney. She’s incredibly talented and quite justifiably well recognised for her work. Recently you may remember me talking about her novella Sea Hearts in the X6 Novellanthology from Coeur De Lion. Her latest novel...

New Aussie spec fic to check out

It’s a good time for Australian speculative fiction at the moment. There are a bunch of new books coming out or recently released by awesome Aussie authors. Some of these people I’m lucky enough to count among my friends and some of them I don’t know...