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Scissor Sisters-Magic Hour Tour. Sydney 27th September Sydney

NB: This review was originally published at SameSame “I’m not objectum sexual but I am objectum-curious,” Ana Matronic shouts from the stage to the delight of the audience. “And if there’s one building I’d want to do, it’s the Sydney Opera House! So to be inside her tonight…” The Scissor Sisters in concert were both …

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Ode To A Nightingale performed in Klingon

It’s been a few months since Geek Mook launched, and a bit of digging in Matt’s phone has uncovered this little gem, which we are delighted to share with you today: John Keat’s Ode to a Nightingale being performed in Klingon by editors Aaron Mannion and Julian Novitz. You can pick up a copy of Geek Mook, feature Matthew’s …

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Visiting Sydney

It’s been a while since I went anywhere–near on a year actually–and I decided it was high time I had a holiday. And if I could work some actual work in with it to justify the trip to myself and the tax office, so much the better. As it turns out, my ebook cover artist, …

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Shiver Your Timbers! Piratey Sale and Scav Hunt

Avast ye scurvy…readers… It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and in celebration, Dreamspinner Press is offering pirate anthology “Cross Bones” at 50% off and all other available ebooks at 25% off. If that’s not enough to shiver ye timbers… for all ye true pirates out there, they’ve hidden chests o’ treasure around the site. Find …

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All Love is Equal

Equal Love 2012

So, we’ve finally managed to pry Matthew’s phone away from him long enough for us to get some of the nifty videos he’s been promising us, and here’s the first one: Adam Bandt, Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens speaking at the Equal Love rally last month. We could talk more about it, bur frankly, …

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Not All Christians are Bigots

At a time when South Australia and Tasmania are making headway in ending marriage discrimination, our Prime Minister has agreed to be the keynote speaker at the national conference of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) – a group who campaign consistently against ending marriage discrimination, and who have likened the campaign for marriage equality to …

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More Stories!

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It’s been a busy time over for Matthew, but we are very happy to announce that two more of his short stories have been accepted for publication. His Australia Day short, following Trent from The Secret of Talmor Manor, will be coming out early next year from MLR Press, and his new, first person short story, To …

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Pitch to a Publisher

Kris Jacen, Executive Editor of MLR Press will be at the Marketing for Romance Writers Yahoo Group, on the 8th and 9th of September to listen to pitches for MLR and its imprints, Passion in Print (Het Romance) and Featherweight Press (YA).  If you’re interested in making a pitch for publication sign up to the group …

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The Way You Are Contracted to Dreamspinner Press

We are very happy to announce that Matthew’s novella, tentatively title The Way You Are, has been contracted to Dreamspinner Press. This will be Matthew’s first story available through Dreamspinner, and we are all very excited to be working with them. The Way You Are follows Leon, a shy, self-effacing business student at the University of Newcastle, …

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banQuetpress Sale!

banQuetpress Anthology: Men 2012

Our dear friends at banQuetpress are running a limited time only sale for both print and ebook copies of their 2010-2012 Anthologies, including banQuet Men 2011, which includes Matthew’s story, Mr. Perfect, and banQuet Men 2012 which includes Screens. There are of course the banQuet Women 2010, 2011 and 2012 Anthologies for fiction and art about girls …

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