Webbie News

I have a few interesting links to post today. Firstly is my stuff; my Geek Speak magazine article on publishing with small press called Working for the Woman, followed by a lovely, thoughful review of Glitter Rose from Kate Nagy at Geek Speak. The Falcata Times also have a review of Glitter Rose that’s about to go live. Here’s a sneak peak:

Glitter Rose – Marianne de Pierres

Brought together in this compendium for the first time, a collection of short stories that helped to launch Marianne’s writing career which demonstrate beautifully the talent behind her work.

All appeared in print in various compendiums over the years and yet when you read them back to back you get an eerie sense of beauty as well as the lovingly crafted characters that inhabit this world. Each individual tale builds upon the previous making it pretty hard to put down and whilst this offering is quite short there is a bonus title at the end that demonstrates an almost Poeish twist to the author that allows the reader to wonder where her talents end. A seriously delightful collection and one that I can’t recommend enough to the reader. Great stuff.

Over at the Burn Bright site the Lauren Kate interview has gone off the dial on hits. If you haven’t heard of these books (Fallen and Torment) then you must have been napping under a sound proof rock. There’s also a review and interview with the talented Michelle Zink. And Belinda’s column, By the Bel is underway. She’s talked about Steampunk and Rockabilly, but we’ve got Zombies plus more Steampunk (from Bec) and Cyberpunk (from Jamie) coming up.

I hope to be able to show you the 13th Street interview I did with Tara Moss, soonish. It will be up on the Marianne Delacourt site when I have a link. Must be something in my stars about SBS because I’ll be filming a segement with my mate Sean Williams in a few weeks for another SBS programme. More to come on that later.

But the BIG news is – if you’re in Melbourne – that you should get on over to the launch of Clandestine Press. You know my fears that  we’ll lose all our  female SF writers? Well Lindy assures me she won’t let that happen. So support her new venture and have a drink for me. Details below or at the Clandestine website!

Clan Destine Press launch.

  • The burn bright link is dead. :)

  • Marianne

    Thanks Sean, have fixed.

  • J-A Brocke

    Glad to hear some are willing to carry the sci fi torch!


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Peacemaker - Aurealis Award
Best Science Fiction Novel 2014

Curtin University Distinguished Alumni Award 2014

Transformation Space - Aurealis Award
 Best Science Fiction Novel 2010

Sharp Shooter - Davitt Award
Best Crime Novel 2009 (Sisters in Crime Australia) 





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