Some changes to the SpecFicNZ website

Kia ora members and readers, the SpecFicNZ website is currently going through some changes. We have changed our hosting provider, and we will be making some changes to the appearance and functionality of the site over the next few months.

One of the biggest current changes is that we now have a security certificate which means that visitors to https://specfic.nz should see a little padlock in the browser address bar, which will give members and potential members confidence that the website is secure and that they can enter their details into forms. | Read More...

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Featured Work Kiwi Writers Reviews 

A Review of Quest by AJ Ponder

A Review of Quest: Book 1 of the The Sylvalla Chronicles by F Fraderghast (as reported to AJ Ponder)

By Lee Murray

YA science fiction and fantasy specialist, AJ Ponder, has done it again, this time with a story that is less science than her Lily Lionheart and Frankie Files titles and less interactive fiction than her Attack of the Giant Bugs adventure. Instead, Ponder has given us a narrative that is all fantasy (with a bit of alchemy thrown in). QUEST, the first book in Ponder’s Sylvalla Chronicles, is an irreverent and laugh-out-loud spoof on traditional fantasy in the vein of The Princess Bride. | Read More...

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In the News 

NZ Writers Income Survey

Invitation to NZ Writers:

Copyright Licensing New Zealand is conducting their bi-ennial survey of NZ writers’ incomes and are asking authors who haven’t already done so to please complete the survey so they can report accurate results. Thank you!

https://horizonpoll.co.nz/link/SpecFic

“To ensure this survey is representative of the breadth of writing that takes place in New Zealand, we’d like writers of all genres and income brackets to participate.

The survey questions ask for estimations of your earnings from writing.  Please provide the closest estimates that you can. Responses are confidential.” | Read More...

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