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Aussie Spec Fic Blog Carnival

Is now up over at FableCroft. It’s a bit big. Enjoy!
 

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October Aussie Spec Fic Blog Carnival

Is not here. But I am going to be compiling it, after responding to Nyssa’s cry for help a few minutes ago! 

So, if you blogged about something pertinent or interesting relating to (in some way), Australian Spec Fic, please email me at editormum75 at gmail dot com, or leave a comment with the link!

Thank you!

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Australian Spec Fic Blog Carnival

Hosted by someone not on LJ…a good read this month, cleverly put together!

http://tanaudel.wordpress.com/2008/05/15/may-australian-spec-fic-carnival/#more-162

Keep up with what’s happening in the Aussie SF world!

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Aussie SF Blog Carnival MARCH Part 3

PART THREE:

VARIOUS BITS AND BOBS:
 
Alisa held a competition giveaway to celebrate ASif! 500th review:
 
Simon Haynes showed off his technological prowess by setting up Google widgets for Hal Spacejock and ASIM:
 
Lots of people asked What’s Inside the Box? Like this: http://navicat.livejournal.com/133539.html
 
Swancon announces some movie premieres at the con:
 
Simon Haynes has been posting interviews with international SF writers:
 
Ben Peek tells us his Snapshot idea (replicated by ASif! in 2007) has been copied: http://benpeek.livejournal.com/644806.html
 
Russell Farr shared his sales targets for Ticonderoga: http://punkrocker1991.livejournal.com/162669.html
 
Horrorscope told us about Ditmar Best New Talent nominee Nathan Burrage’s interview with Sky News:
 
Jenn Fallon has some fun with the best-seller lists:
 
And she’s excited about her upcoming booklaunch at Supernova, hosted by somebody famous… (go and FIND OUT!):
 
Alisa offered a special on the Tin Duck and Ditmar celebrated New Ceres 2: http://girliejones.livejournal.com/878788.html
 
Sophie Masson is interviewed at Writer Unboxed:
 
Rjurik Davidson directs us to an interview with him conducted by Jeff Vandermeer:
 
Grant got us excited about a Swancon competition: http://community.livejournal.com/swancon/78466.html
 
And he reminded us about the auction at Swancon: http://community.livejournal.com/swancon/79491.html
 
Cat Sparks points us at an interview with her by Mark Deniz: http://catsparx.livejournal.com/67098.html
 
 
WRITING STUFF:
 
Ben Peek talked about his writing technique of “braiding”: http://benpeek.livejournal.com/641057.html
 
Stephen Dedman blogged about his role in the Perth Writers Festival: http://stephen-dedman.livejournal.com/172377.html
 
Stephen also mentioned he has a story in the latest Clarkesworld magazine:
 
Justine Larbalestier talked about writing and rejection: http://syndicated.livejournal.com/larbalestier/234586.html
 
Kaaron Warren gave us some insight into story inspiration: http://kaaronwarren.livejournal.com/58487.html
 
Martin Livings also mused upon his writing style: http://martinlivings.livejournal.com/212222.html
 
Justine Larbalestier muses about books and writing and writers: http://justinelarbalestier.com/blog/?p=1077
 
Simon Haynes gave us an insight into his interactions with his publisher: http://halspacejock.livejournal.com/63285.html
 
Juliet Marillier talked about the writing process and her current projects: http://writerunboxed.com/2008/03/06/wielding-the-knife/
 
Jennifer Fallon gave some advice about being a TV tie-in writer: http://www.jenniferfallon.com.au/blog/index.cfm/2008/3/10/I-want-to-be-a-tiein-writer
 
Keri Arthur mused about her muse, and new ideas: http://kezarthur.livejournal.com/29444.html
 
Alisa ponders the Australian “voice” in SF stories: http://girliejones.livejournal.com/879126.html
 
Patty Jansen shares her thoughts on synopsis writing: http://mikandra.livejournal.com/121742.html
 
Justine considered the juxtaposition of fantasy writers and Dungeons and Dragons (following the death of D&D creator Gary Gygax):
 
 
WEBSITES:
The Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine website has had a facelift, with new and exciting features:
 
Glenda Larke pointed us to her newly refurbished website: http://glendalarke.blogspot.com/2008/03/refurbished-website.html
 
PRK told us about WASFF’s new site:
 

Paul Haines directs us to his new webspace: http://paulhaines.livejournal.com/57311.html 

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Aussie SF Blog Carnival MARCH Part 2

PART TWO:

NEWS:
 
Alisa Krasnostein announced that Tehani Wessely has joined the Shiny e-zine editorial team: http://girliejones.livejournal.com/861122.html
 
The Kiss of the Lily project closed due to lack of quality submissions: http://austspecfic.livejournal.com/77934.html
 
 
NAFF candidates, Edwina Harvey, Aimee Smith and Paul Poulton, were voted on til 24 Feb:
 
Eneit Press announced some changes to the press: http://www.eneitpress.com/news.php?news=97
 
Martin Livings teased us with some big mentor news: http://martinlivings.livejournal.com/198811.html and later told us what it was: http://martinlivings.livejournal.com/202437.html
 
Cat Sparks told us of Nick Stathopoulos’s fantastic news: http://catsparx.livejournal.com/64789.html and
 
Horrorscope gave us some news about Kryptographik:
 
Mark Deniz let us know some more news regarding Eneit Press and his other projects: http://markdeniz.livejournal.com/263694.html
 
Lee Battersby shared some good news:
 
Horrorscope told us about the demise of Noctem Aeternus:
 
Tehani got excited about her radio debut discussing ASIM, Twelfth Planet Press and Swancon:
 
 
AWARDS AND THINGS:
 
Simon Petrie blogged about his good news in publications and awards: http://punktortoise.livejournal.com/3844.html
 
The Ditmar Shortlist – in various places, but right from the convener’s blog at: http://mynxii.livejournal.com/501683.html
 
 
 
Tehani posted about the Ditmar Voting Package she and Alisa put together:
 
Jason Fischer had some good news regarding Writers of the Future: http://jasoni.livejournal.com/47147.html which Horrorscope detailed later: http://ozhorrorscope.blogspot.com/2008/02/news-first-quarter-wotf-finalists.html
 
Alisa let us know that the Ditmar Voting Package had been sent to eligible voters:
 
Russell B. Farr called for interested persons to discuss the Ditmar guidelines:  http://punkrocker1991.livejournal.com/161557.html
 
Tehani posted about the Australian Shadows Award shortlist: http://community.livejournal.com/asim_discussion/13618.html
 
Chris Barnes shared good news about his story in ASIM #28: http://chrisbarnes.livejournal.com/73377.html
 
Ju talked a bit about the Tin Ducks ballot: http://mynxii.livejournal.com/514523.html
 
 
Ju called for presenters for the awards ceremonies:

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