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Thanking the Ditmar Crew!

Life is funny. Sometimes it hands you opportunities you never considered would come your way. Opportunities that seem to exist in another realm, for other people. People who probably do this kinda thing all the time, or at the very least have some kinda background in it. But instead the …

AussieCon

Next week in Melbourne, apart from copious eating of Melbourne food & some drinking (less so on the drinking; my liver is lonely without my gallbladder), I’ll be wandering about WorldCon trying not to think about how much time has passed since the LAST AussieCon in Melbourne’s Southbank Convention area. …

Speaking of WorldCon

Looks like I’ll have at least 3 pieces of fiction launched at WorldCon: * “Home Turf” in Gillian Polack’s CULTURAL BAGGAGE anthology * “No Going Home” in Alisa Krasnostein’s SPRAWL anthology * My first novella, a contemporary urban fantasy in Mark Deniz’ ISHTAR anthology. Not sure the pieces from Kaaron …

Do do that voodoo that you do so well

Conflux 2 (Conflux Redux, to its friends) was excellent, as usual. ;) Its big brother, Conflux 1, is still my absolute favourite con ever, & there were only 2 things that made this year’s con not quite on par with last year’s: 1. food poisoning. I got food poisoning & …