Monthly Archives: September 2010

Writer Fuel

This week I took a picture of dinner every night, and now I show them to you. THIS SUSTAINS THE WRITER BRAIN.
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Reading for Christchurch

Internets, I am going to do a Fundraising Thing for Christchurch. Now, before I go into the details, I want to say something. The Christchurch earthquake was terrible by any measure, and many people have been left homeless and traumatised. … Continue reading

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THE SHATTERING Announcement

A young adult supernatural adventure, THE SHATTERING will be available in September 2011 from Allen and Unwin (Australia/New Zealand) and Little, Brown (USA). Continue reading

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The sad tale of my osteopath’s duck

“Every time you talk about what you do I feel like, WOW, I’m talking to a celebrity,” he said, poking at my spine. I considered the glamour of my writing life, which includes wearing pajamas until forced to leave the … Continue reading

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What She Said

Internets, my first Worldcon was largely a blast and I met many lovely and talented people and caught up with many more whom I knew already and basically I have many things to say about that. But on Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Christchurch Writers Festival Cancelled

Due to MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE, the Christchurch Writers Festival is necessarily cancelled. I am very sad about this, of course, because I was very much looking forward to reading about the city IN the city and meeting lovely people. But this … Continue reading

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Guardian of the Dead

In less than a day I had been harassed, enchanted, shouted at, cried on, and clawed. I’d been cold, scared, dirty, exhausted, hungry, and miserable. And up until now, I’d been mildly impressed with my ability to cope. At her … Continue reading

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Inky Awards Longlist

Internets, so many things to tell you! First, my osteopath, on learning that I have a blog, asked me to relay the sad story of his pet duck. Since the man does things to my neck that would cause angels … Continue reading

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