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Friday’s session at Swancon went swimmingly. I caught up for drinks with fellow horrorites Martin Livings (and the lovely Izz), Craig Bezant, and Pete Kempshall, shot the breeze with Russell at the signing, had a lively panel on horror writing with Martin, Stephen Dedman, and Sue Isle, and had a few important chats, too. Easter […]

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Swancon schedule

I’ll be going to Swancon for the Friday only. Here’s my schedule, so feel free to pop in and say hi. 11am – How to Write Horror(with Stephen Dedman, Sue Isle, Martin Livings, and me) 12-2pm – meeting various people 3pm – Book Signing(with my fellow Voices contributors Martin Livings, Sonia Marcon, and Pete Kempshall, […]

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Swancon thoughts

I’m never sure what to say after events like Swancon. Glancing around the blogosphere, it appears a great time was had by all. There’s also been some post-con discussion on alienated new members, and how to attract and retain these people. I think my experiences fall somewhere in the middle. I was only there on […]

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Swancon horror panel

Here’s the details of the Swancon horror panel. All you black-clad maniacs, come and check it out! Horror: The State of the ArtPanellists: Stephen Dedman, Lee Battersby, Shane Jiraiya CummingsVenue: All Seasons Hotel, Northbridge. Oshanesii roomDate: Sunday March 23, 12:00 noon Description: Where exactly is the Australian horror scene today? Some commentators have pointed to […]

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Swancon and Tin Ducks

I’ll be attending Swancon but on the Sunday only. The two set events I have in the diary are being a panellist on the ‘Horror: The state of the art’ at noon (the only horror specific panel on the program, but that’s cool, it’s a foothold in SF-ville) and attending the Ditmar/Tin Duck Awards ceremony […]

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Swancon and Horror in WA

This is going to get me into trouble, but what the hey. The Swancon draft program has been released. Well, not the program, but the draft panels. Before I go on, I’ll acknowledge that Swancon organisers have very useful forms to suggest new panel items, but it’s the first impression I want to discuss. At […]

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