The collapse of all we don't control - by Alan Baxter
Hi folks. Please excuse this extra missive, but I felt it was important. Social media, by its very nature, is ephemeral. It passes by like leaves in a wind and most people see only a fraction of the content posted by people they actively follow. The chance of being exposed to new followers is even s..
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Beverly boobed in the water, slicked her long brunette hair back with both hands.
Yes, Victor Frankenstein. And he made the monster, so he's technically the monster's father, so the monster is his son, and would use the family name, so the monster IS Frankenstein too.
- Come up with some wild ideas
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- Getting bored? Hurt a character
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2023 Speculative Fiction Festival
Writing NSW is pleased to announce that our 2023 Speculative Fiction Festival will return on Saturday 24 June, directed by multi award-winning author Alan Baxter. Alan is calling for submissions from both established and new voices keen to share insights and discuss all aspects of the genre.
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The many streams of an author's income - by Alan Baxter
Real talk time. This comes up a lot, so I thought I'd post about it. It's no surprise to anyone that it's hard as hell to make a living at this gig. Paradoxically, there's also a well-repeated misconception that always goes something like, "Wow, you've got so many books..