Sean Williams

Teleporter Tales

posted on 19 Mar 2018 at 1:04 pm
My Twinmaker series took the old trope of the teleporter or matter transmitter to a whole new level – but it didn’t stop there. There were way more stories than I could fit into one trilogy, so I started writing bonus short stories, many

Change is in the Air

posted on 2 Feb 2018 at 11:20 am
This story is testimony to the power of dreams. It is all also the story of how the favourite of my novels came to be. In the winter of 1991, during an explosion of creativity that also produced my first pro sale (1), my most-optioned story (2), and

Have Sword, Will Travel

posted on 1 Feb 2018 at 2:18 am
Out now!   Have Sword, Will Travel, the first book in a new series with Garth Nix. Set in a world where girls can be knights as well as boys, a long-lost enchanted sword sweeps Eleanor and Odo off an adventure not entirely of their making. Spoil

Mawson on the Moon

posted on 31 Jan 2018 at 8:52 am
While reading Douglas Mawson’s Antarctic Diaries today, I realised that with some judicial splicing, a very different story could be told… (Quotes taken from the Kindle Edition, location in square brackets.) Today we arrive at the moon. [3605

2017 in Words

posted on 29 Dec 2017 at 10:53 pm
Some people freak out when they turn 50. I was looking forward to it. Perhaps because causal echoes from the future were telling me that life was about to take a marked uptick? I refuse to rule it out. 2017 is the year I went to Antarctica, Myanmar,

2017 in Music

posted on 20 Dec 2017 at 12:18 am
Put 2017 down as the year Jeffrey Koepper rekindled my love of the Berlin School–although it would be fair to say that my adoration of analogue sequencing could never really be extinguished. From the moment my father bought me a Tangerine Dream

Get the full story with E. W. Story

posted on 25 Nov 2017 at 2:58 am
Fifteen new stories in six collections or one jumbo-sized Omnibus–out now from Amazon, Kobo, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, Apple, anywhere that sells books! I hope that’s a thought of interest to my readers, particularly those who have

The (ongoing) Adventures of AntarcticaSean Part Six: Aurora #2

posted on 22 Nov 2017 at 2:55 am
Continuing from Part Five: Aftermath. My Antarctica adventures didn’t end on coming home. There’s been a flurry of events, articles, and ongoing research that all started with Casey and will end up somehow in the book. Probably. I’m

The Adventures of AntarcticaSean Part Zero: Applying

posted on 14 Nov 2017 at 1:04 am
“Continuing” from Part Five: Aurora #2 I’ve just returned from GenreCon 2017 in Brisbane, where I gave a plenary address about applying for my Antarctica Fellowship. I’ve written and talked previously about the experience itse

Writing the Impossible

posted on 24 Oct 2017 at 11:19 pm
[tl;dr: My novella “Impossible Music” has just been published, and it’s different from anything I’ve ever written before.] As anyone who’s confronted the void of a blank page will know: there’s nothing more awful than an open brie