Sean Williams

Ghosts by Gaslight are GO

posted on 8 Sep 2011 at 12:54 am
A copy of Jack Dann and Nick Gever’s awesome anthology Ghosts by Gaslight has reached my hot little hands and it’s a beautiful thing. It contains a new story by me, “The Jade Woman of the Luminous Star”, and a host of others,

Interview with Rowena Cory Daniells

posted on 29 Aug 2011 at 12:01 am
Rowena and I chatted the other day about my nearly nonexistent Welsh background, Star Wars, writing for younger audiences, my PhD, electronic publishing, science, curries . . . pretty much everything, really. And there’s a Doctor Who-related co


posted on 27 Aug 2011 at 5:14 am
Here’s a list of frequently asked questions. I’ll add to these as the mood takes me. Firstly, here’s why I’m so slow responding to emails at the moment. My sincere apologies! “I’d like to be a writer, too. What adv

Flashback 2003: “A Day in the Life of…”

posted on at 4:49 am
(This speech was first presented at Brisbane Writers’ Festival. The title was the brief, and this is how I chose to exploreit.)   This is the story of a very odd couple.  Like all relationships between identical siblings, theirs is an une


posted on 25 Aug 2011 at 10:58 pm
The awesome Kaaron Warren has been posting a series of interviews with authors concerning the spark behind their stories. Here’s mine, in which I reveal the inspiration behind The Crooked Letter and the First Church of the Cataclysm.

Troubletwisters and gender

posted on 24 Aug 2011 at 10:52 pm
From Stephanie Gottschalk in the examiner: “On a side note, it is also worth mentioning that the book manages to achieve a level of gender-neutrality that is pleasantly surprising coming from two male authors.  Nix and Williams do not make inc


posted on 23 Aug 2011 at 10:52 pm
Welcome to the all-new seanwilliams.com! The work of Lightbulb Digital and the Orbit Design Group, I can’t take any credit for it at all. It’s all down to their brilliance and keen eye. Nice work, gents! I hope you enjoy the fresh new loo

The Blood Debt

posted on 16 Aug 2011 at 10:40 pm
From the West Australian (thanks, Ian!): “Sean Williams is something of a literary chameleon. He is able to write hard science fiction, space opera, cyberpunk and fantasy with equal facility. “This book, the second Book of the Cataclysm a


posted on 13 Aug 2011 at 3:18 am
The reception to Troubletwisters has been extraordinarily gratifying. It’s been described as an “enjoyable romp” (Publishers Weekly),”a cracking start to a highly original series that will really appeal to fantasy fans aged ni

Older Reviews

posted on 12 Aug 2011 at 11:26 pm
Below are some recent reviews I’ve culled from my old LiveJournal site. If you’d like to see more, this link will take you to the distant past (like, 2007).