In Transit

In Transit 

I’ve decided to take a short break from this blog in order to concentrate more fully on several new projects – one with Garth Nix, one about anxiety and lightning, another about music and deafness, and another set in Antarctica, so there’s plenty to get on with. It’s not my plan to leave the Twinmaker […]

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New Story: “Sing, My Murdered Darlings”

New Story: “Sing, My Murdered Darlings” 

Jack Dann’s new landmark anthology Dreaming in the Dark contains a who’s who of Australian fantasy and science fiction (James Bradley, Angela Slatter, Garth Nix, Lisa L Hannett and many others). Launched in Brisbane in fine style, it is one of the most beautiful artefacts I’ve seen for a long time. I’m honoured to be […]

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Verisimilitude

Verisimilitude 

I’ve been in love with d-mat from an early age, although of course it wasn’t called that back then. I knew it under a bunch of other names, including transmat, T-mat, teleporter, and of course the famous transporter of Star Trek. This seemingly magical device popped up in a lot of places and had a […]

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Would you do it?

Would you do it? 

Here’s a quick quiz. Imagine a machine that can move you from place to place. Not a plane or a car, but a booth you step into. You tell the machine where you want to go. It takes you there. To you, it seems like no time at all has passed. To everyone else, maybe […]

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