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"The picture above relates to time we spent in the town of Chichialpa and a problem we uncovered while filming stuff about an environmental disease affecting banana workers. While in Managua we saw some cane workers picketing the National Assembly and went over and asked...

Sold my story 'Possession' to Sean Wallace (oldcharliebrown) and Paul Tremblay (pgtremblay) at Fantasy Magazine. It is, I'm sure it'll surprise you, a red sun story. The fourth, and second to Fantasy. The story is about two women, one who lives in a giant hole that...

Tell me, what is the importance of genre? I'm not talking about any debate that has been going on recently, no. Or any specific debate, really. Rather I'm interested in why it is that genre, any genre, is important? What gives these boundaries such importance that...

Sydney, at the start of 2007: The fireworks of Sydney have become, I found out last night, quite the tourist draw card. I spent my evening surrounded by people from Norway, Vietnam, Japan, France, Britain, and Ireland. There were probably more. In fact, I am sure...

It's the last day of 2006, so I'll end it on a good note, personally: Firstly, I have sold my story, 'The Funeral, Ruined' to E. Sedia for her anthology Moonlit Domes: The Anthology of Urban Fantasy. It should be a cool book, and the story...

Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been executed by hanging at an unspecified location in Baghdad. Iraqi TV said the execution took place just before 0600 local time (0300GMT). Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by an Iraqi court on 5 November after a year-long...