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Giveaway winners, and more giveaways!

Aaaaaand, we’re back. Life, eh? Marvellous entries to the favourite fictional woman giveaway. Here are some of my favourite answers:   Liz Lemon from 30 ROCK. Nerdy and awkward and sometimes selfish, yet also attractive, determined (if sometimes misguided) and ultimately kind-hearted. And frequently laugh-out-loud funny. – Chris Barnes Jessica …

Reminder: AA giveaways

Just a reminder that we have not one but TWO giveaways to celebrate the recent Aurealis Award shortlists. Winners of the AAs are announced on 12-May at North Sydney's Independent Theatre (tickets at the Aurealis Awards website). Give-away #1: If you’re interested in reading my AA-shortlisted novella – set in modern day Sydney, …

Aurealis Awards & give-aways

The Aurealis Award shortlists have been announced, & winners will be made public at a presentation on 12-May at North Sydney’s Independent Theatre. You can still get tickets to the event (catered – and with booze!) at the Aurealis Awards website. It was a record-breaking year for entries in most sections, …

Now it can be said: Ishtar news!

She’s here, and she is beautiful! Gilgamesh Press has released the Ishtar cover for their tri-novella collection, to be launched this November. Stories by Kaaron Warren, Cat Sparks, Deborah Biancotti. Edited by Amanda Pillar & K.V. Taylor. (Edit: Cover by Amanda Pillar.) I cannot WAIT to see Ishtar launched upon …

Gilgamesh as rooster

Dipping into the internet to go over the stories of Gilgamesh & Ishtar (for the 2010 Gilgamesh Press 3-novella publication by Red Hot Bad), I came across this piece of weirdness: The Goat Rope’s review of Gilgamesh in a week, as represented by household animals. Scroll past the ‘canine film …