Snapshot 2012: me

Ian Mond, one of my fellow Snapshotters, has posted a Q&A with yours truly. Thoughts on the horror scene, the new book and — most importantly — some tips on great Aussie stories worthy of your attention. Meanwhile, Ben Payne has been collecting excerpts from our interviews — great snippets — and I’ll be posting a minimum of four snapshot interviews here all week in the lead-up to Continuum. Stay tuned!

Writing notes, and a nod to Ego Likeness

It’s one of those windy, now rainy and chilly, days in old Melbourne town, and I’ve been tapping away at adding new flesh to old bones fuelled by copious amounts of coffee and the new album by the superb Ego Likeness. The clip is of a tune from the album, Breedless, distinctive and easy on the ears while the rain patters on the roof.

  • Emerging writers might like to check out the awesome manuscript workshop collaboration between the Queensland Writers Centre and Hachette Livre which is now open.
  • Like some passion with those fangs? Ticonderoga Publications want your paranormal romance short story for their follow-up anthology, More Scary Kisses.
  • On a sad note, Australian small press Brimstone reports it won’t be publishing Australian Dark Horror and Fantasy 4, nor will it be continuing with the series.
  • But in good news, Ben Payne has released issue 1 of his new, free, online mag, Moonlight Tuber.
  • Right then. Back to the bones.