Tag Archives: speculative fiction

Steven Lochran – Author Interview

For those unfamiliar with your books, how would you describe your fiction? The ‘elevator pitch’ I came up with when submitting the Vanguard Prime series to publishers was “Alex Rider joins the X-Men”, which embarrassingly enough managed to make it … Continue reading

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If I Die (Soul Screamer series), by Rachel Vincent

If I Die by Rachel Vincent combines supernatural creatures, high school and romance with teenage girl Kaylee Cavanaugh’s quest to make the most of her life by rescuing her classmates from danger before her impending death. The opening lines create … Continue reading

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A chat with Lauren Kate (Botanical Gardens, Brisbane)

I recently met Lauren Kate for a chat at the Brisbane Botanical Gardens. Passion, the third novel in her Fallen series, was released in mid June and has dominated Australia’s bestsellers lists since then. Lauren said she was enjoying her Australian tour and … Continue reading

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Maria V Snyder – Author Interview

For those unfamiliar, how would you describe your fiction? My stories so far fall under the wide umbrella of speculative fiction.  I’ve six fantasy books and two dystopian novels.  I would say my style is character-focused, fast-paced, and uses elements … Continue reading

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Jack Dann – Author Interview

For those unfamiliar with your fiction how would you describe it? Believe it or not, that’s a difficult question, as I’ve spent a career ‘writing across genres’. I’ve written speculative fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, and contemporary fiction (with a great … Continue reading

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Dance of the Gods, by Tarran Jones

Ryukan hurried through the forest, his breath coming faster as he scouted the places hoping to find the water source. He cursed, knowing that it would be coming dark soon and he wanted to have filled his containers, as he … Continue reading

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A chat with Ben Chandler (Glenelg, Adelaide)

I recently met Ben Chandler for a chat in Glenelg, Adelaide. Glenelg beach was teeming with summer beachgoers and we met in nearby coffe shop, Cibo. I first met Ben when he was a panelist at AussieCon 4: the 68th … Continue reading

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