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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 [...]

2019-07-06T18:02:59+10:0023rd October, 2016|Tags: , |

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 [...]

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 [...]

2019-07-06T22:05:11+10:006th October, 2016|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

CSFG/Conflux 12 Short Story Competition – Red Fire Monkey

The CSFG/Conflux  Short Story competition is back for Conflux 12 We want your stories of 4000 words or under, in any speculative fiction genre, on this year’s theme, which is: red fire monkey. The competition is open to all Australian residents and members of either the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild or Conflux 12. [...]

2019-07-06T18:03:01+10:005th May, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Members’ news – October to December 2015

CSFG members have been busy as usual – here’s the latest news. Congratulations in particular to everyone who picked up various awards and gongs! And here’s to a bountiful and successful writing year in 2016! Short story Alan Baxter has enjoyed a few publications in an end-of-year rush: “How Father [...]

Vote in the NAFF race

The National Australian Fan Fund (NAFF) is on again. NAFF is an annual fundraiser that provides an opportunity for a member of the speculative fiction community to attend Natcon aka the National Science Fiction Convention. Next year that will be Contact 2016 (to be held in Brisbane over the Easter [...]

2019-07-06T21:03:48+10:006th December, 2015|Tags: , , , |

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: , , , , , , |