Yes, it’s Read an eBook Week again. And for all you folks who would love to read some ebooks but can’t bring yourself to part with a dollar or two to buy them (you know who you are), now’s your chance to get them at reduced prices or even free at Smashwords.
I don’t [...]
This is probably my last post before Christmas, so let me wish you all a great one. I love Christmas and I love having my family here for the celebrations, so I’ll be having a good time. I’ve also lined up my Christmas reading – for all the quiet time that never quite materialises.
Over the past year or so, wisdom has been accumulating in the blogsphere about who should self-publish, what they should self-publish, and when. The advice seems to amount to this:
If no-one else is going to publish it (because, say, it was commercially published once but is now out of print, or it’s new [...]
I’ve become obsessed with a place in my imagination. It’s called Placid Point and it is a space station, packed to the gunwhales with computers, and inhabited by a huge number of uploaded human minds. It started life on Earth before moving into Earth orbit, then to solar orbit (at L1) and then around [...]
This will be the last post on this blog before Christmas. I can’t promise you that it’s the last post of the year, but for now I’m signing out. My daughter’s arriving the day after tomorrow and there’s lots to do before then.
I want to leave you with a little Christmas present though. [...]
Future Fire #18: More firsts
With all this frantic editing and book publicising going on, I forgot to mention something very important to me. My short story, ‘All the Way’ has just been published in The Future Fire.
If you don’t know this magazine, you should probably download some of their PDF editions [...]
Issue #1 is out now.
Remember that four-part magazine I told you about – put together by speculative fiction fans and full of stories and artwork donated by Australian writers and artists? Well, the first edition has now been published.
All the money raised by the sale of this magazine will go towards [...]