Apr 22, 2012

End of the week reading

This post was going to be titled Sunday morning reads, but well that horse bolted.  No, despite not having done to much these holidays they have flown by astonishingly fast.

Well I did start a second manuscript but it seems no matter how hard I have tried, my reading and blogging has dropped off.  Below are some links that I should have posted earlier:


GenreCon is go


Co-ordinated by Peter M Ball and backed by the Australian Writers Marketplace - 

GenreCon is a three-day convention for Australian fans and professionals working within the fields of romance, mystery, science fiction, crime, fantasy, horror, thrillers, and more.

One part party, one part celebration, one part professional development: GenreCon is the place to be if you’re an aspiring or established writer with a penchant for the types of fiction that get relegated to their own corner of the bookstore.

It will run from the 2nd to 4th of November in Parramatta, NSW.

International guests include best-selling fantasy author Joe Abercrombie, literary agent Ginger Clark of Curtis Brown New York, and co-founder of romance review site Smart Bitches, Trashy Books, Sarah Wendell.

Check out details here

Antipodean Epub

antiThe Antipodean Speculative Fiction (AntiSF )site has produced an epub version of their latest issue, which is great new for us who don’t like reading on the laptop or who aren’t connected 24/7

You can grab the issue here.  I note it has been converted be regular commenter to this blog – Mark Webb.


Pathways to Publication

wlfAll you lucky Victorians will have a chance to see and listen to podcaster and  Dark Fantasy/ Horror author Kirstyn McDermott when she appears at the Williamstown Literary Festival at 2pm on Saturday 5 May, 2012, as part of the “Pathways to Publication” panel.

You can download the festival program guide here

Final day for NAFF sponsorship

I have been nominated to run in this years fan fund for the National Science Fiction Convention to be held in Melbourne.

If you appreciate the work that I do in Australian Speculative Fiction Fandom and you have a spare $5, you can vote for me here and help send me to the National Conference


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