This year, I was going to the 2020 World Science Fiction Convention, in New Zealand. (ConZealand) At one of the first cons I went to - Continuum in Melbourne - I became a voter in the site selection ballot, and hoped to attend the Con if NZ won. Being an Australian, I knew it would … Continue reading ConZealand is Coming!
Reading Is Like A Smorgasbord
I'm in quite a number of groups on both Facebook and Goodreads. Some are writers groups, others are genre specific. I write speculative fiction, currently science fiction, and I've been pondering the myriad of sub-genres in the world of speculative fiction and the place of YA in current speculative fiction reading and writing. There are … Continue reading Reading Is Like A Smorgasbord
Reading, Writing and High school.
We have a son who has just finished his highschooling. As he waited for his exam results, I thought once again about the joy of reading. I love reading. It's a whole world of escape, excitement, beauty, thoughtfulness, joy and sadness that I can wander off in. We've had two kids go all the way … Continue reading Reading, Writing and High school.