Even before I met Brad at the Writers of the Future workshop last year, I knew we would get along really well. He had a hard-working, no bullshit attitude that suits me well. At the workshop, we spent late nights in the foyer, in the [...]
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Social Media has taken over the world, or at least parts of it. Its rise in popularity has been stunning. It’s literally changed the way most of us use the web forever. And that’s no exaggeration. Of course, along with it, Social Media has risen [...]
I’ve known Marlene for a long time, since I joined OWW in 2004. Already, she was working on an interesting project, involving the sinking–or maybe not–of the Titanic. The result is her book Time Travel Journals: Shipbuilder. Marlene talks about her book and the research [...]
I’ve known Jo from way back when we were both members of SF-OWW, and we discovered that we both lived in Sydney. Since that time, we’ve met on a number of occasions, most recently at Conflux in Canberra. Jo has recently sold a novel, Debris, [...]
Today, I give the microphone to Simon Haynes, author of the Hal Spacejock series, and the yWriter software. Simon talks about publishing and self-publishing, which he has done since before the ebook existed. I’ve always been fascinated by the publishing business. An endless stream of [...]
One of the great things about the internet is that you come into contact with people from all over the world and discover a great variety of fiction from writers who all share the same passion for SFF. Today I talk to Joyce Chng, whom [...]
Write The Fight Right Guest post by Alan Baxter I was first approached by a writer friend of mine in 2009 about running a workshop at Conflux, aimed at teaching writers more about fighting. The idea was that most writers don’t know anything about fighting, [...]