Monthly Archives: April 2010

Reading for Change Update

48 Hour Reading Challenge – are you excited? I’m excited! (For details on how you can raise money for the Alannah and Madeline Foundation by sponsoring me to read until my eyes fall out of my head and roll around … Continue reading

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Happiness Is A Full Stomach

I have been working on a couple of deadlines (a Strange Horizons article, a paper for a seminar, revising Summerton) and thus did what I always do: massive, herculean amounts of procrastination. On Saturday, I helped take apart a second-hand … Continue reading

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Reading For Change

Last year I did a little something called the 48 Hour Book Challenge, where I read 15 YA books in – yes! – 48 hours, and wrote brief reviews of them as I went, and collapsed into a wrecked pile … Continue reading

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Hobart and Happiness

I promised you I would have an adventure in Hobart, internets, and so it proved! Picture the scene – a lovely hotel apartment with one bedroom and unfortunately only one queen-sized bed. In it sleep a charming lady and her … Continue reading

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Launch, Chat, and Me on the Radio.

Internets, some stuff! 1) BOOK LAUNCH TODAY. I am so excited. I get to have another book launch at WisCon, so if you are in the US, all sad – why do we always miss out on the exciting literary … Continue reading

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Land of my Bones

So I’m a New Zealander living in Australia and I wrote this book set in New Zealand that I might have mentioned once or twice or twenty million times and it was picked up Little, Brown, which is an American … Continue reading

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The Haps, My Friends

News, reviews and interviews, v. exciting! Want to chat with me and ask me questions of vital importance, like whether I will ever write a novel without physically injuring the main characters? You can! I will be joining the Late … Continue reading

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More Updates!

Internets, I have added another chunk of Guardian of the Dead background information. This bit is about the Ngaio Marsh Theatre, which is an important setting in the book, and one of my most favourite places in the whole world.

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Top Six Declarations of Familial Love.

I’m totally awesomed by the response to the love declarations post! Alla y’all have excellent taste. But much as I love romance, I think I love families EVEN MORE. SIX: Mopani: What happens now? Grace: We’ll have to wait and … Continue reading

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My Top Six Declarations Of (Heterosexual) Love

Mmmmm, love scenes. One day I will write a true romance, rather than a novel with some romance in it, and there will be LOVE SCENES GALORE. Here are some of my favourite declarations of love, not all of which … Continue reading

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