Conflux – Blog roundup

Conflux 12 Red Fire Monkey is done! Convention Book Cover by Shauna O'Meara Here's what our members had to say about it: Elizabeth Fitzgerald's report dives deep into the panels she attended: Part One and Part Two. Tim Napper's report comes primarily from the bar, where the writing [...]

By | 2018-04-18T11:36:24+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Members’ new – August/September 2015

We have comparatively little news to report this month – so little that I suspect we’ve missed something huge – but as usual CSFG members have been busily infiltrating the ranks of the world’s SFFH elite! Short stories Tim Napper is continuously his riotously busy writing year with sales of [...]

By | 2018-04-18T10:48:53+00:00 September 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Setting yourself up for rejection

Guest post by Ian McHugh If you’re writing for publication, you’re going to encounter rejection a lot. As a short story writer, and even now that I’m selling most of my stories to professionally paying markets, my submissions still get rejected about nine times in every ten. So for my thirty-odd [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:49:05+00:00 April 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Giving Writers a Hand

Guest post by Nicole Murphy One of the great things about being a speculative fiction writer in Australia is the speculative fiction community and the way it supports and encourages writers of all levels. Here in Canberra, there’s a couple of opportunities for people interested in writing spec fic to [...]

By | 2018-04-30T08:03:55+00:00 March 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Elements of Novels

Guest post by Chris Andrews Eleventeen years ago (clearly too many to count) I decided on a brilliant Get Rich Quick Scheme, or GRQS for complexity. It involved writing a Number-One International Bestselling Novel and retiring before I’d left my teens. To a kid without any real-world experience it seemed [...]

By | 2018-04-18T10:56:38+00:00 March 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

CSFG Member News (February 2014)

Congratulations! To Kaaron Warren, whose story "The Human Moth" is shortlisted for Best Horror Short Fiction and whose story "Air, Water and the Grove" is shortlisted for Best SF Short Fiction, and Ian McHugh, whose story "Cold, Cold War" is listed for Best Fantasy Short Fiction at the 2013 Aurealis [...]

By | 2018-04-18T10:48:53+00:00 March 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments