Before I jump in to talk about World Con, Trent, Kylie Chan, Louise Cusack, and the authors of the Johnny Marsh books were at Logan North Library today doing a talk and we had a couple of queries which I … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2010
Yesterday, in between marking and working on edits of book three, I thought I’d pop into a local bookstore and maybe see if they had any copies of my book, and perhaps see if they’d like a few signed bookplates. … Continue reading
Margo’s story has been short listed for the World Fantasy Award! “Sea-Hearts”, Margo Lanagan (X6 ) See the full list here. Go Margo! Here’s a review of the story. And here’s a nother one. And one more for luck!
The Little Sister from Bio Shock 2. Here’s a New Scientist article on how Games Developers are using academic research : ‘Using data mining to study how gamers play existing titles, though, can give developers instant rewards, such as identifying … Continue reading
Jane Austen’s Writing Desk: Photo by Stuart Freeman About fifteen years ago, my husband gave me a book which had the draft first chapter of well known books followed by the printed first chapter. By reading one after the other … Continue reading
… is amongst us. Only about ten days to go until a lot of us hit Melbourne for the once-in-every-ten-year event. My calendar is filling up with fun things. I’ll tell you mine if you tell me yours. So far … Continue reading
Following on from the recent discussion on the blogs about YA readership, books for girls with strong female characters and books for boys with identifiable male characters I thought I’d dip into character construction, specifically male characters for male readers, … Continue reading
So it’s finally happened, I’ve got me a book out, and all it needs to be is launched. If you’re in Brisbane, free on Friday the 13th of August (that’s this Friday) come along to Avid Reader, 193 Boundary Rd, … Continue reading
Today is not a craft post, it is a ramble on e-books and the publishing industry. I don’t claim to have the answers. Like everyone else, I’m on the same the rollercoaster ride. Between Janet Evanovich asking $50 million advance … Continue reading
Kylie said: give the book to Beth, she wrote a very thoughtful and descriptive reason for liking Michael. So Beth, can you email me? rowena(@)corydaniells(dot)com Congratulations and enjoy!