Sean Williams

Music to Meditate and Make to

posted on 30 Sep 2019 at 9:50 pm
Writing Impossible Music revived my interest in writing music in a big way. Since then, I’ve been releasing it under the name “theadelaidean“, both privately and through such legendary labels as Projekt Records. Here’s my late

2018 in Dublin

posted on 23 Dec 2018 at 11:02 am
(Featured image: ruined stables of Bantry House) (Other essays you might like: “Three trips to the Ring of Kerry“, “From the ‘Angry Shilling’ to the ‘Jealous Wall’“. There is a fine city called Limerick

Let Sleeping Dragons Lie

posted on 2 Nov 2018 at 10:58 am
Out now! The further adventures of two unlikely young knights as they and their magic swords battle beasties, brutes and bullies on a quest to save the kingdom. You can read reviews of the first book in the series here (“filled with action and

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

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

Swords, Snow and Short Stories in SA (and beyond)

posted on 17 Oct 2017 at 5:17 am
I’ve been lax in listing my appearances here lately (lazy author slaps own wrist) so here are three forthcoming events in SA and two in Queensland, all scheduled before the end of the year – which is shockingly close. If you want to see m

Antarctica, Here I Come!

posted on 15 Dec 2016 at 11:47 pm
I first met Kim Stanley Robinson in Hobart, 1995, when he was on his way to the South Pole. Author of the Mars trilogy and Antarctica, he suggested I look to the Australian Antarctic Division as a possible means of fulfilling my dream of visiting the

Hollowgirl (aka Fall) now available!

posted on 3 Nov 2015 at 12:01 am
At last it’s here, the conclusion to the Twinmaker series – hailed as “mind-boggling” (Locus), “a philosophical marathon” (Kirkus), and “a gripping sci-fi story of friendship, identity + accidentally destroying the universe” (Amie Kau

100 Not Out

posted on 13 Sep 2015 at 2:04 am
I don’t often use cricketing metaphors, but today it seems appropriate. My 100th story, “Immaterial Progress”, just came out. Published in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, it marks a milestone I never thought I’d reach 2

Twinmaker 2 out now

posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 1:26 am
The second book in the Twinmaker series, called Crash in Australia and Crashland everywhere else, is on the shelves! I tend not to link to bookstores, virtual or actual, because you know where you like to buy your books, but please do. And if you do,