Monthly Archives: September 2013

A wonderful, thought-provoking guest blog by Joelene Pynnonen

When Jonathan kindly (and perhaps a little too trustingly) invited me to do a guest blog, I was befittingly flattered. When he came up with the topic for me, I was delighted. He’d unwittingly done all of the hard work …
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A Wicked Kind of Dark – what is literary fantasy? Jonathan K Benton

I think the best explanation I’ve found for the genre in which my writing sits goes something like this: Books that are written to entertain with words as much as plot. Books like Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes, Christopher …
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Returning to the keyboard – Book 2 of my young adult fantasy series

I’m on holiday, which means writing. I’ve given myself four weeks to finish the first draft of the next book in the Minaea Chronicles. I’m loving returning to Minaea. I’m also enjoying the change of scenery on Earth for Part …
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A Wicked Kind of Dark – Book signing – Angus and Robertson Post Office Square

Angus and Robertson are holding a book signing for A Wicked Kind of Dark at their Post Office Square store in Brisbane’s CBD on Thursday 19th September. I’ll be there between 12 and 2.30 pm to sign copies. I live …
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Writing a speech – tips for a book launch.

I was going to write a detailed account of the book launch until I realised most of what I wanted to say I’d already said in my speech … So I’ll simply copy and paste my speech into this blog. …
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