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LeVar Burton meets “Face Value”

LeVar Burton meets “Face Value” 

The voice of Reading Rainbows (and Star Trek’s Geordie La Forge) has honoured the Twinmaker universe with a reading of “Face Value”, one of the spin-off stories featuring detecting duo Forest Sargent. Originally published in Lightspeed (here), it’s a tale of kidnapping, conspiracy and high crime in a post-scarcity world where transporters reign supreme. (Does […]

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The People Paradox

The People Paradox 

The synopsis that follows is something I wrote for my first-year creative writing students at Flinders University. It’s based on the result of a story-generation exercise (the creation of Nina Kiriki Hoffman) that uses a 20-sided dice to give you random elements (protagonist, antagonist, setting, goal, etc) that you then combine into a new story. […]

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New Twinmaker Story in Daily SF: “Loopholes in Light”

New Twinmaker Story in Daily SF: “Loopholes in Light” 

Daily SF has been such a good home for my flash fiction this year. In 2017 they published “The Winter Gardener” (inspired by my visit to Casey research station in Antarctica and The Thing),“Uber” (about parallel worlds and social justice),  and “A Better Place” (based on a dream I had about the death of my […]

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Further Adventures

Further Adventures 

Apart from the novels Twinmaker (aka Jump in Australia), Crashland (Crash), and Hollowgirl (Fall), I have written many, many stories concerning the teleporting technology I call “d-mat”. Some have been published in the leading magazines of the day. Some have won or been nominated for awards. Some came out in my newsletter or as guest […]

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