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Normal Service has been Restored

You might have noticed the CSFG site was down for a few days. Or you might not (we almost didn't). Sorry for the outage folks. No idea what happened there, but as far as we can tell everything is back in its usual place. If you detect any anomalies, just [...]

By |2016-12-17T17:48:10+10:0017th December, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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+10:0023rd October, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Conflux – Blog roundup

Member News – October 2016

With the busy business of Conflux and the CSFG AGM now behind us, it's time to celebrate the wins, the milestones and the culmination of grand schemes that take us ever closer to our perhaps-overshared secret goal of WORLD DOMINATION! In other words, here's what our lovely and brilliant members [...]

By |2018-04-24T13:21:27+10:0022nd October, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Member News – October 2016

AGM and Life Memberships

Committee News This week's CSFG Annual General Meeting saw the turnover of the Committee and the appointment of a new President: Angus Yeates has succeeded Leife Shallcross as the World Dominator-in-Chief of the CSFG. Congratulations to Angus for stepping up to become our human shield glorious leader! Angus is joined [...]

By |2018-04-18T11:35:54+10:0021st October, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on AGM and Life Memberships

GUFF News

GUFF is the Get Up and Over Fan Fund. This fund sends a delegate to a major convention (sometimes to more than one) at the other side of the world. Jukka Halme came to Australia early in 2016, representing European fandom. CSFG's own Gillian Polack represented Australasia at Loncon, Liburnicon [...]

By |2018-04-18T09:56:51+10:006th October, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GUFF News

A Flurry of Launches

CSFG members have a veritable outburst of book launches happening in the new couple of weeks: Felicity Banks' debut steampunk adventure novel Heart of Brass will launch as part of the Canberra Writers Festival in the Ferguson Room at the National Library on Saturday 27th August at 10 am. (Details [...]

By |2018-04-17T15:30:39+10:0018th August, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Flurry of Launches

Event – An Evening of Awesome – 24 August

CSFG members may be interested in an event next Wednesday: As part of the Canberra Writers Festival fringe event, ten of Canberra’s best writers - including CSFG alumni Kaaron Warren and Craig Cormick - have come together to showcase the talent we have inside our small, but passionate, territory. Join [...]

By |2016-08-18T12:13:55+10:0018th August, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Event – An Evening of Awesome – 24 August

Late notice for August meeting

For anyone that did not catch the news via social media, be advised that CSFG's August meeting will be back in the ACT Writers Centre. 7:30 pm Wednesday 17 August 2016 ACT Writers Centre Meeting Room Gorman House Author Felicity Banks will be there to talk about writing interactive fiction [...]

By |2016-08-16T21:41:56+10:0016th August, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Late notice for August meeting

Member News – July 2016

Lots of exciting activity going on with CSFG members during this winter months. Canberra's wet and miserable weather seems to be spurring us to great (indoor) efforts! Sales and Publications Tim Napper's story 'The Great Buddhist Monk Beat Down' will appear in an upcoming edition of Galaxy's Edge Magazine. Tim [...]

By |2019-05-02T13:54:39+10:0011th July, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Member News – July 2016

Workshop Reminder – How to Use History in your Novel

Just a late reminder that Gillian Polack is presenting a workshop tomorrow at the Gorman Arts Centre. No guarantees that places are still available but if you are interested check the contact details at the bottom of the post. How to Use History in Your Novel with Gillian Polack 10am-4pm [...]

By |2016-07-08T18:05:26+10:008th July, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Workshop Reminder – How to Use History in your Novel