2012 World Fantasy Awards Ballot announced

The ballot has been announced for the 2012 World Fantasy Awards and it’s a fine selection of stuff. I’m particularly excited for a couple of Aussie friends who made it onto the lists. Congratulations to all the nominees! 2012 World Fantasy Awards Ballot...

Tales From The Top Shelf interview

Talie Helene has started a thing on her blog called Tales From The Top Shelf, an interview series looking at individual stories from The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror (Ticonderoga Publications), edited by Liz Gryzb and Talie Helene. Why? As Talie says:...

The Writing Process in diagrammatic simplicity

My friend and fellow scribe of the highest order (and I mean the very highest) Angela Slatter posted this on her blog today, perfectly describing the correct process of writing. I, within moments, have stolen it. For it is truth, clearly presented. As Angela says,...

Genre fiction and the advancing world

I’ve jumped into this one at the last minute, so a bit short notice, but if you’re anywhere near Sydney you might want to come along. I’ll be giving a talk at the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts about Genre fiction and the advancing world. The...

Judge Dredd: Countdown Sector 106

This is a new one for me and it seems very cool. Aussie voiceover artist and friend, Kevin Powe (@voiceover_au), put me onto this as he has the incredible honour of supplying the voice of Judge Dredd himself in this new gamebook for iOS. Dredd! It’s the first...