Monthly Archives: August 2010

Going Places, Doing Things

Those of you attending the Melbourne Writers’ Festival or Worldcon 2010 might be interested in the events listings that will follow. The rest of you can admire this picture of my brand new hairstyle. I got it cut after I … Continue reading

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Bringing It On

The excellent women at The Book Smugglers asked me to round out their five week Young Adult Appreciation Month. ANA AND THEA: “We would like you to write about awesome female characters in YA fiction.” ME: “You know, I have … Continue reading

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Help Pakistan

Hello internets. I usually like to discuss awesome things here, but sometimes! The world is not awesome. Let’s discuss Pakistan, where 20 million people are in awful conditions after the catastrophic Indus River flooding. Help Pakistan is running a fundraising … Continue reading

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I Believe In A Lot Of Things, Redux

I actively seek out critical responses to my work. I am aware of three extant public critiques of Guardian of the Dead on social justice grounds. Continue reading

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Love Will Tear Us Apart

It turns out that “living on the internet” and “having two jobs where I write a lot” are not actually good for my body! Who knew. So now I get to have a lot of very painful treatments in the hope of warding off TOTAL DESTRUCTION. Continue reading

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I Believe In A Lot Of Things

This post is for readers of Guardian of the Dead who want to note things they think were done poorly, or could be done better, in terms of social justice*. You know, if they want to. No one is obliged to tell me stuff! Continue reading

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