I’m very excited about my Worldcon Schedule!
Baggage Anthology, Eneit Press
Borders South Wharf
20 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf
My heart, which was always hers
The erotic horror panel. 18+ and definitely hands on, by which we mean readings, people!
Stephen Dedman, Felicity Dowker, Paul Haines, Erica Hayes, Kaaron Warren
The Girl with No Hands by Angela Slatter, Ticonderoga Publications
Dead Sea Fruit by Kaaron Warren, Ticonderoga Publications
Write what you know!
A wise dictum. But what if you’re writing horror, or just the grim reality of history or crime? Research was never more risky than for these intrepid explorers!
Jack Dann, Chris Lawson, Kim Stanley Robinson, Kaaron Warren
From Haunted Legends
Ellen Datlow, Stephen Dedman, Kaaron Warren
Macabre anthology, Brimstone Press
From Dead Sea Fruit
Shortlisted Best Novel and Best Short Story
Scenes from the Second Storey, Morrigan Books
Finding the right voice: Accents and speech patterns
When representing different accents and ways of speaking in fiction, some authors choose to add the occasional slang term or flourish while others go to the lengths of writing entire novels in a vernacular accent. How much is too much? Is it worth sacrificing readability for authenticity? Tips, strategies and techniques for accurately representing speech in fiction.
Karen Miller, Jack Dann, Deborah Kalin, Kaaron Warren
Anachronistic attitudes: writing thought and belief in historical fiction
Writers of historical (or historically inspired) fiction often pay close attention to accuracy, ensuring the technology and fashion surrounding their stories never fall prey to anachronism – but what about the way the characters behave? What responsibility does an author have to their characters’ thought processes, beliefs and understanding of the fictional world around them?
Kaaron Warren, Robert Silverberg, Rowena Cory Daniells, Juliet Marillier, Ginjer Buchanan
SF and the Australian landscape
The distinctive Australian landscape has been the inspiration for generations of science fiction, fantasy and horror fiction. How has the Australian terrain defined Australian SF in the past, and in what ways does it define it today? A look at our country’s landscape through the lens of our writers and artists.
Tiki Swain, Kaaron Warren, Annette Schneider, Gillian Polack