Monthly Archives: October 2012

What Margo did

Margo says: I’ve put aside the novel I presented at ROR for the next six months, in the hope that that’ll leave room for the 3 short story deadlines I’ve managed to accumulate, despite my best intentions, before Christmas. Highlights … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Tansy Rayner Roberts!

Tansy ‘s short story ‘The Patrician’ has won the Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award! ‘The award showcases the best original short fiction published by small presses in the previous year (2011). An unusual feature of the selection process is that all voting … Continue reading

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Pitching Opportunity

Back in 2006 when I organised the Pitching Opportunity at the Brisbane National SF Convention, Donna Hanson was one of the writers who submitted and her manuscript made it through to the final 12. Recalling this opportunity, Donna has set up a … Continue reading

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