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Who we are

The CSFG is an  association for Canberra-based creators of speculative fiction. Our goal is to support and provide development opportunities for our members as they move from aspiring, to published, to professional makers of spec-fic.

What we do

The CSFG offers services to members including regular workshops, publishing opportunities, and a members’ forum.

Join us

CSFG membership is available for people in Canberra and elsewhere. Joining is as simple as agreeing to our community rules, reviewing membership fees, then popping along to one of our regular meetings or participating in our online community.

Author Platforms!

Last CSFG meeting Nicole Murphy gave us fascinating insight into character arcs. This included the two types of characters (steadfast and changeable) and the roles these serve in your story, the use of character arcs in different genres, and the importance of conflict. Nicole illuminated the importance of character arcs [...]

Character Arcs

You might ask what we've been doing lately... For our April 2018 meeting last month, we had a fantastic workshop delivered by Rob Porteous on 'Putting science into Science Fiction'. Rob is the organiser of the CSFG Novel Writing group (see the 'what we do' section to find out more) [...]

A Hand Of Knaves authors and stories announced!

CSFG received a huge pile of story submissions to our upcoming anthology, A Hand Of Knaves and our editors Chris Large and Leife Shallcross had some very tough decisions to make in deciding on the final cut. Thank you to everyone who trusted us with their work. We are now pretty damn [...]