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  Final cover for the Godless.   According to the Book Depository, there's only 197 days to go until it is released. It's a good thing that they're counting, and not me, because my girlfriend would likely have to murder me if I woke up every day and...

  Dear Christopher Bantick, Today, I came across an article in the Sydney Morning Herald where you lamented the current state of the English curriculum because you believed that it would lead to a world where "ignorance will be seen as preferable, even desirable, while serious theatre...

  2013 is nearly done. It has been, I can safetly say, an odd, surprising year. I sold the Godless and two other books for what is easily more money than I have made in twenty years of writing (I sold my first short story to a fantasy...

  At the start of the year, I decided I would read fifty two books, and I haven't reached that. There's a couple of weeks left in the year, but it's likely I'll have read forty seven, I suspect. I didn't have much of a guide to...

  The other day I read this article on Gawker about bad reviews, and smarm. It was inspired, to a degree, by a notice in the new books section on Buzzfeed saying they would not publish bad reviews. I thought it was interesting, but sadly, nothing terribly...

  Once, years ago, I had a website under the web address of my name. German students came to it after their HSC to tell me that Black Sheep, my first novel, had appeared in one of their final exams. It was about the most interesting...