Sean Williams

kudos for collaboration

posted on 9 Sep 2006 at 10:14 am
Congratulations to the staff, board and members of the SA Writers’ Centre for winning a South Australian AbaF (Australian Business Arts Foundation) Award last night in a star-studded ceremony at the Don Dunstan Playhouse. The award recognises i

a thousand words a pop

posted on 8 Sep 2006 at 8:52 am
I finally have a Flickr account (here) containing photos that range from the professional (Writers of the Future) to the personal (dusty imprints of my arse). I’ll post anything that takes my fancy, in no particular order. My favourites at the

The Crooked Letter competition

posted on at 8:29 am
Hot off the press: Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist is giving away two copies of the magnificent Pyr hardcover of The Crooked Letter. Be quick to grab one! (Thanks for the kind words, Pat.)

an accessible cataclysm

posted on 7 Sep 2006 at 10:07 am
It’s been a hectic fortnight on the fantasy frontline. The Devoured Earth debuted in the Dymocks national fantasy top ten list on its release in Australia. To celebrate its launch, readers in Adelaide are invited to Borders on Friday the 15th o

a sad loss

posted on 6 Sep 2006 at 8:04 pm
I could and probably should update my LJ with gossip from Worldcon and boring writerly stuff, but I won’t just yet. Instead I’m going to talk briefly about Colin Thiele, who died earlier this week from heart failure. Australians will know

pure filler

posted on 24 Aug 2006 at 4:57 am
Here’s a link to the launch of Writers of the Future Volume XXII. More photos to follow, I hope. In the meantime, I was saddened to miss this occasion, as sent to me by a friend: > Aug 18 > Bad Poetry Day — After all the “good” poetry

blame Sinbad

posted on 21 Aug 2006 at 3:05 pm
The Writers of the Future bash was amazing fun, with new and old friends combining to make it just as mind-blowing as ever. I’ll post something more profound than that soon, when photos of the event appear online. I’m in LA now and absolu

parting the fog

posted on 17 Aug 2006 at 3:50 am
Well, here I am in San Diego, brain-fogged from jetlag and a 30-hour flight to get here. Security wasn’t as bad as I had expected. My new itsy-bitsy laptop proved invaluable on many occasions. That may have been the best purchase I made this ye

worldcon & wotf

posted on 11 Aug 2006 at 11:04 am
August is going to be a busy kind of fun. Or a fun kind of busy. I can’t decide which, or if there’s even a difference. First up is the 22nd Annual Writers of the Future Awards, which will be held with all due ceremony this year at the Sa

skeletons on the wind

posted on 9 Aug 2006 at 10:13 am
The US cover of The Blood Debt is online at the Pyr-o-mania blog page. Greg Bridge‘s artwork looks better every time I look at it. I can’t wait to see this in print. Lou Anders is a legend. While on the subject of the world of the Change: