Month: May 2013

Book Review: Prickle Moon by Juliet Marillier

Book Review: Prickle Moon by Juliet Marillier

Prickle Moon, Juliet Marillier, Ticonderoga Press, 2013. RRP: $25 Australian. I never used to enjoy reading short stories- I’m not quite sure if it was a maturity thing. These days, pressed for time like I often am, I can’t get enough of them. I love…

The Aurealis Awards 2013

The Aurealis Awards 2013

On May 18th I had the wonderful opportunity of attending the 2013 Aurealis Awards. The AA’s annually recognise the achievements of Australian science fiction, horror and fantasy writers and this year a number of writers I know were nominated. The best part of such events…

Guest Review: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

Guest Review: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

Conflux9: Some notes

Conflux9: Some notes

Sometime last year, a blog friend of mine, Jo, told me all about Conflux and all of the reasons why I should attend. I contemplated it for a bit and then forgot about it. Richard Harland reminded me about it at the Speculative Fiction Festival…

Crime Fiction in the Spotlight: A Trifle Dead by Livia Day

Crime Fiction in the Spotlight: A Trifle Dead by Livia Day

A Trifle Dead, Livia Day, Twelfth Planet Press, 2013. RRP: $19.95 In my other reading life, I do enjoy a good armchair crime novel. For a week’s holiday last year, some friends and I went to Tasmania and travelled around for a few days living…