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Interview with Tim Jones

  Tim Jones has interviewed me over on his blog, ‘Books in the Trees.’ I’m a fan of Tim’s work (‘Transported’, ‘Men Briefly Explained’) and it was a great pleasure to pop over for a chat! Tim asks very insightful … Continue reading

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Sir Julius Vogel Awards – part deux!

It’s always bizarre dancing the promotion jig for one’s own work. But when it comes to a certain artist and his fabulous cover designs, I have no problem! *drumroll* don’t forget to nominate FRANK VICTORIA this year for his amazing … Continue reading

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Sir Julius Vogel nominations and a Samwise award…

Well, it’s that time of year again. The nominations for the Sir Julius Vogel awards for New Zealand speculative fiction are due before March 31st, and anyone can nominate, whether you’re from NZ or not. A list of eligible works … Continue reading

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Place as Person – a postscript

After I posted the ‘wrap up’ entry yesterday, comments arrived quite rightly pointing out that I’d omitted to include myself in the series… Dagnabbit, my plan to avoid any hard work has been foiled!  So, our eighteenth and last Place … Continue reading

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Place as Person – wrap up

Well, what a journey this has been – a voyage through the hearts and minds of seventeen fabulous authors, each with his or her own unique insights on the subject of Place. Thank you to all who contributed to our … Continue reading

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Place as Person – Kaaron Warren

We’re joined today in our Place as Person series by one of the most intriguing writers I know, Kaaron Warren. She has an exercise for us! Except that if you do it her way, you won’t be able to help … Continue reading

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Place as Person – Kim Falconer

Today the lovely Kim Falconer joins us to talk about Place. Kim has explored the idea of what happens when we forget the divinity of the world in her Quantum Enchantment and Quantum Encryption series. Check them out!    The … Continue reading

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Place as Person – Sue Bursztynski

Today’s Place as Person poster is Sue Bursztynski. I first met Sue signing books at Aussiecon in 2010, and immediately noticed the cover art of her novel, ‘Wolfborn’. Isn’t it gorgeous? What a place, and story, it evokes… Thanks for joining … Continue reading

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Place as Person – Allyson Bird

Next up on Place as Person we have Allyson Bird, talking about a rather wonderful place, the Convent of Bazzano. I had the pleasure of meeting Allyson when she moved to New Zealand recently. (Why are horror writers just so … Continue reading

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Place as Person – Tiffany Trent

Next up on Place as Person we have Tiffany Trent, author of ‘The Unnaturalists’ and the ‘Hallowmere’ series. The way she speaks of place certainly has me fooled – I love the ‘write to know.’ Thanks for joining us, Tiffany. … Continue reading

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