Dear Open Office:
While I appreciate the kind and thoughtful input of your spellchecker, I should point out that ganache and gazpacho are quite different from each other, and that I would suggest not using the latter to ice a cupcake.
From an article I was reading for work:
“According to Bandura (1994), there are four underling factors related to the development of self-efficacy: mastery experiences, vicarious experiences, social persuasion, and emotional states.”
Somehow I’m unsurprised that underling factors would be related to self-efficacy.
In novelly news, I remain in continued agent/publisher limbo for Downtown, but [...]
I was all very excited when I was going through the Melbourne Writers Festival program and madly marking (and booking) events to attend. China Mieville! Hitomi Kanehara! Justine Larbalestier! Scott Westerfeld! Margo Lanagan! And. . .Stephen King? Surely I would have heard a bit of buzz if Stephen King was going to be at the [...]
Dead Souls, through Morrigan Books, is now available for pre-order.
The anthology contains my story ‘The Ringing Sound of Death on the Water Tank’, which first appeared in In Bad Dreams and later in Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror #3. Cool people like Ramsey Campbell and Kaaron Warren are also featured.
I mean, really. (Although I think JK Rowling beat me to this one)
So a little bit of sleuthing after finding out that I’ve had heaps of hits from South America reveals that ‘A Pox on All Your Houses’ has gone live at La Idea Fija. This story first appeared in Dog vs Sandwich.
Playboy has purchased rights to publish part of Nabokov’s ‘The Original of Laura’.
And bonus embarrassing typo from a blurb I was writing yesterday:
this report provides advice on best practices for children between the pages of 3 and 7
Oh well. At least they’re reading.
The new episode of Drabblecast has gone live, and contains my story ‘Aqua Vita’ (with theme music and sound effects!). The episode also includes stories by Jeremiah Tolbert and Michelle Howarth.
Okay, I’ve done it. I’m on twitter. (This is continued punishment for dating a software developer, isn’t it?)
Actually, my main concern is that I’m not exactly known for being able to write a sentence of fewer than 140 characters. . .