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The long and the short: some reviews!

While we were in Sydney over the weekend, attending the NSW Writers Centre’s Speculative Fiction Festival (see my Storify here), the Future Fire’s comprehensive review of Cranky Ladies of History hit the internet. Reviewer Valerie Vitale had some thoughtful comments, … Continue reading

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Reviews rolling in

It’s always a buzz when new reviews come in for our books, so I can’t quite believe I neglected to post about this first one for Phantazein from SQ Mag when it was published in April! Among other wonderful things, reviewer … Continue reading

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Reviews and Convention-going news…

Alex Pierce reviewed Cranky Ladies of History over at Goodreads and said so many lovely things, including (among a glimpse of each story in the volume): Look, it’s just great. A wonderful range of stories, of women, of styles, of close-to-history and … Continue reading

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New reviews and a bit of news…

River from Cherry Blossoms and Maple Syrup did a lovely little review of Phantazein, saying: My favourite story in the collection easily was The Nameless Seamstress by Gitte Christensen. Such a vivid and gripping story about a seamstress! Also Tansy Rayner Roberts … Continue reading

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Announcement: Dirk Flinthart collection

We are very pleased to announce that we are currently working on a collection of short fiction by Dirk Flinthart, who readers of Australian spec fic will no doubt be familiar with. Flinthart has written for many FableCroft projects, and … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Special Offer for CRANKY LADIES OF HISTORY

Enjoy your Mother’s Day this weekend with 30% off the Cranky Ladies of History ebook at Smashwords! Use the coupon code MH66D when you make your purchase at Smashwords. Offer ends tomorrow!

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Rounding up the Cranky Ladies launch posts

I realised today that I hadn’t done a final round up of the blog post series our authors contributed during Women History Month to celebrate the launch of Cranky Ladies of History. So now I’m doing that, in one easy click post! … Continue reading

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New reviews!

A nice mix of new reviews to report – thank you as always to the amazing readers who take the time to share their thoughts. In a truly wonderful review of Cranky Ladies of History over at Goodreads, Catherine Heloise notes … Continue reading

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Cranky Ladies of History Mothers’ Day Special

“…a strong anthology…” “…highly recommended…” “The works run the gamut of straight historical to historical fantasy.” “…a unique project…” “…an important collection of fiction that gives voice to an extraordinary selection of women from a broad range of backgrounds, eras … Continue reading

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CRANKY LADIES OF HISTORY: A story about the story you won’t see (and why that’s okay)

Welcome to Women’s History Month 2015, which has the theme “Weaving the stories of women’s lives”, which fits perfectly with our Cranky Ladies of History anthology project! After 18 months of work, including our successful crowd-funding campaign in March last year, we … Continue reading

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