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) [...]

2019-07-06T21:58:04+10:0016th May, 2018|Tags: general meetings, workshops|

Submissions window open!

And our A Hand of Knaves submissions window is open! Check out our guidelines (for the love of all that’s holy, please read the guidelines) on our submissions page, then submit your word sorcery to knaves.anthology.csfg[at] And check out our fabulous art from Shauna O’Meara. If you love it like we do, keep an [...]

2019-07-18T13:54:49+10:0017th August, 2017|Tags: a hand of knaves, anthologies, csfg publishing|

CSFG in June and July

For those who weren't able to make it to our June meeting, we road-tested our new venue - the Metis room upstairs at the Canberra City Hellenic Club. This proved to be a bit of a winner, with members taking advantage of the opportunity to grab a coffee or a [...]

2019-07-06T17:55:38+10:006th July, 2017|Tags: general meetings, writing|

CSFG announces new anthology: A Hand of Knaves

We are very excited to announce that CSFG will be publishing a new anthology of Australian speculative fiction in 2018! A Hand of Knaves Edited by Chris Large and Leife Shallcross Rogues, thieves, pirates and ne’er-do-wells abound in speculative fiction. Sometimes heroic, sometimes villainous, often somewhere in between, rogues are [...]

2019-07-18T13:54:48+10:0025th June, 2017|Tags: a hand of knaves, anthologies, csfg publishing|

And now, a message from the President

What we’ve been discussing at the CSFG... ...and what’s up next. Here at the CSFG we’re always trying to challenge ourselves – push our craft of writing into what might be unfamiliar or challenging areas – and by doing so become more dynamic writers. So, for our May meeting, we [...]

2019-07-06T17:55:39+10:003rd June, 2017|Tags: general meetings|