Tag Archives: Maxine McArthur

What Maxine’s did…

Maxine McArthur everyone will remember as writing time travel Hard SF (as in science based, not hard to read) and near future mystery (again realistic setting). Her latest venture is into Diesel Punk. I kid you not, there is a movement called … Continue reading

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Raring to ROR…

As some of you might know our ROR writing group gets together every 12 – 18 months to critique our books in progress. Back in 2001 at the first ROR we read Margo Lanagan’s Black Juice anthology and wept over … Continue reading

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Meet Maxine McArthur

I met Maxine McArthur at World Con in 1999. In those heady days Random House was developing a genre line which published Tansy, Maxine and myself. (Random House discontinued the line, orphaning all three of us). Maxine’s first book Time … Continue reading

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Finding your Character’s Voice

This is a Sunday Craft post that’s turning up on a Wednesday. The VISION list has been discussing how writers find their character’s voice, so I thought I’d ask the RORees for their insights. Richard Harland: How do I find … Continue reading

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A round up of what the RORees are up to …

For no particular reason, Trent’s going first. Trent has just handed in book three of his trilogy and is madly doing the edits on book one. And while we’re talking about Trent, here’s a review of his latest book, Death … Continue reading

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