Sean Williams

The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance (still getting some love)

posted on 17 Dec 2011 at 11:05 pm
Character depth is a go—dive, dive, diveThe thing that made Fatal Alliance a truly good read, though, was Williams’ characters. For characters who are essentially one-shot characters for these novels, Williams brought an astonishing level of de

Southern Area Readers’ Cup

posted on 14 Nov 2011 at 10:31 pm
Woodcroft Library, Morphett Vale (Special Guest and Cup Presenter)

Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI)

posted on 1 Nov 2011 at 12:45 pm
Non-members warmly invited to first half of the meeting (Sean’s talk + the tea & coffee break). Cost: gold coin donation (members), $5 (visitors) Contact: Mandi Graham  amanda.graham@scbwiaustralia.org

World Fantasy Convention – panel

posted on 21 Oct 2011 at 10:43 pm
WFC’s program is online, and I’m pleased to be scheduled on a panel at 10am Friday morning. The topic is “Bring Me That Horizon: The Exploration of Untrod Lands as a Fantasy Theme”, and I’ll be appearing with Grania Davi


posted on 11 Oct 2011 at 11:38 pm
Hope is an anthology intended to help raise awareness of suicide. You can buy it here. It’s a very worthwhile cause and a great collection too, containing stories by Paul Haines, Karen Lee Field, Pamela Freeman, Rowena Cory Daniells, Alan Baxte

On creative burnout

posted on 9 Oct 2011 at 9:21 am
The magnificent Deborah Biancotti, in response to this article, asked a bunch of writers how they avoid creative burnout, or what to do about it if you’ve got it, or something. Here’s my answer. Spoiler: it involves chocolate. (That’

A gift of a review

posted on 18 Sep 2011 at 1:43 am
Here’s a great review from the NSW Association for Gifted and Talented Children: (excerpt) “What is particularly enjoyable about this book is that because they are twins, Jack and Jade are co-protagonists. For once the girl is not the sid

Character Stakes in Post-Scarcity Novels (SF Signal)

posted on 15 Sep 2011 at 2:42 am
When people have everything, what keeps them interesting? Lots of answers here, including mine.

marking time

posted on 11 Sep 2011 at 7:18 am
deadline X deadline That spot. That’s me. Between deadlines. That’s all.

Sharing the Small Press Lurv

posted on 9 Sep 2011 at 12:19 am
Tehani Wessely asked for my thoughts on small press, and here they are.