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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 [...]

Member News for July 2015

As usual, the brave little quokkas and quolls of the CSFG semi-autonomous collective have been busy racking up wins, plaudits and sparkling achievements! Here's just some of their outstanding accomplishments for the month of July! Awards In possibly the biggest news of the month and a distinctive career highlight, Kaaron [...]

2019-11-07T14:02:25+10:0020th July, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

CSFG Member News (November 2014)

It’s been quite a while since we’ve updated our member news. Here’s a probably-incomplete roundup of the action since July: Novels Donna Maree Hanson’s Dragon Wine duology has launched from Momentum books: Shatterwing and Skywatcher Alan Baxter’s Alex Caine series is now out from Harper Collins in Australian and New [...]

2019-11-07T14:02:15+10:004th November, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Epic interview with Simon Dewar

by Ian McHugh With the forthcoming release of his first fiction anthology, Suspended in Dusk, I interviewed editor Simon Dewar about chutzpah, the importance of having no concept of level of difficulty, the horror of caesarian sections and the inspirational value of Mariah Carey and prog metal. Oh, and some [...]

2019-07-06T20:46:40+10:0028th August, 2014|Tags: , , |

Writing Retreats

Guest post by Donna Hanson As writers we know that writing is all about the writer and the writing medium, be it pen and paper, keyboard and blank screen. Put in a nutshell, writing is the transferring of ideas from one’s head to the written word—a lonely endeavour that only [...]

2019-08-01T07:57:40+10:0017th March, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

2019-08-01T07:57:36+10:008th March, 2014|Tags: , , , |