Category Archives: Conventions

StokerCon 2018 – Providence, RI, USA

I know it’s a bit late, because life, but at last here it is, my report on StokerCon 2018, in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Sometime in the middle of 2017, I was nudged and prodded and cajoled by my ever-supportive … Continue reading

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May Update on All The Things

I thought when I did my last blog post that I had a lot to cover in one go, and I also thought I’d do well to do more frequent posts here to save myself being in this situation again, … Continue reading

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So Much News…

Wow, where on earth has the past half a year gone? I’ve thinking for a while “It’s been a couple of months since I updated my blog” but in fact it was July last year I last posted! Where have … Continue reading

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Cons, Awards & Interviews

Queens Birthday Weekend 2017 saw me and the family making a road trip to Taupo, so I could attend LexiCon, New Zealand’s SFF Natcon which I had had a part in bringing about. Despite some fairly heavy personal goings-on, I … Continue reading

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And… Here’s 2017

Well, 2016 was quite a year all round, wasn’t it? Good with the bad and all that. The highlight for me had to be signing a two-book deal for The Path of Ra series with Raw Dog Screaming Press, and … Continue reading

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FFANZ Announce New Delegate

The Fan Fund of Australia and New Zealand (FFANZ) are very pleased to announce that the race for Melbourne has been won, and we are excited to have Lynelle Howell as our new delegate. Lynelle has been a tireless champion … Continue reading

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FFANZ 2017 Candidate Announced: Lynelle Howell!

The FFANZ administrators are very pleased to announce that we have a candidate in the running to attend Continuum 13, in Melbourne, 2017: Lynelle Howell! The Fan Fund for Australia and New Zealand was created to strengthen the ties between Australian and New Zealand fandom.  FFANZ assists … Continue reading

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Au Contraire 3

Well, I made it. Au Contraire 3, New Zealand’s 37th National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention, is done and dusted, and I lived to tell the tale. I worked with Lee Murray to programme the Writers’ Stream of panels and … Continue reading

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Nominations for FFANZ 2016 Now Open!

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Fan Fund of Australia and New Zealand (FFANZ). The Fan Fund for Australian and New Zealand (FFANZ) was created to strengthen ties between Australian and New Zealand fandom. This fan fund financially assists … Continue reading

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Continuum X Wrap-up

So much awesome, so few words. Attending Continuum X as the FFANZ delegate has to be one of the most amazing things I’ve done as a writer to date. I met so many great people, many of them folk I … Continue reading

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