Category Archives: Movie/TV Adaptations

What Marianne did…

Marianne has been writing to major deadlines for the last couple of years. Her Tara Sharp series has been optioned by Hoodlum, an award winning, multi-platform production company. Congratulations, MDP! The latest Tara Sharp book has just been released. Stage Fright. Here’s … Continue reading

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Supanova steampunk documentary!

It’s a week and a half to the Sydney Supanova – the special big bash, Supanova’s tenth anniversary celebration. Not only stars of film and TV (more than I can list – check ‘em out at http://www.supanova.com.au/guests/) but also two … Continue reading

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Having a ball at Supanova!

I had a ball at Supanova, signing Worldshakers and Liberators, and doing a joint presentation on steampunk with fellow Australian steampunk author Michael Pryor. I was a huge event – I didn’t hear final numbers, but on Saturday it was … Continue reading

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Paul Mannering: How did I get here?

For the first time ever, Angry Robot opened its doors to independent submissions. New Zealand based Paul Mannering – along with thousands of other hopeful writers – submitted the first five chapters of his SF/Zombie-horror manuscript Tankbread. A long-time member … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail … Movie/TV Series options on Books

Who hasn’t been watching Alan Ball’s brilliant adaption of the Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris? It must be such thrill for a writer to see their characters and story realised in an excellent TV series. Kudos to Alan Ball … Continue reading

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