SpecFicNewZ for January 2018

SpecFicNewZ for January 2018

Members, if you have news you’d like to share, please let us know a specficnz@gmail.com

Bram Stoker Award Preliminary Ballot

Three SpecFicNZ members’ works have reached the Preliminary Ballot of this year’s Bram Stoker Awards for horror with Dan Rabarts and Lee Murray’s Hounds of the Underworld longlisted in the Superior Achievement in a Novel category alongside literary heavyweights like Stephen King, Christopher Golden and Steve Rasnic Tem, while Australian Alan Baxter’s novella The Book Club has been listed in the Superior Achievement in Long Fiction category, up against works by bestsellers Seanan McGuire and Jeff Vandermeer. There are still two rounds to go, nevertheless it’s great to see our members’ work represented in this international forum. Congratulations! | Read More...

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All the Goss – Members’ News for September, 2017

Member’s News SpecFicNZ August September, 2017

SpecFicNZ welcomes news from our members. Please send us your update via specficnz@gmail.com.

Left: Southland writer, Mouse Diver-Dudfield won the Dan Davin Short Story Writing Award for her story The Vigil as well as runner-up for another story very aptly called Second. Mouse says she’s “feeling very chuffed indeed, especially as I only submitted two entries!” The award was part of the annual birthday celebration weekend for famous Southland/New Zealand author Dan Davin. Mouse also published her first novel Magenta Rising (available on Amazon), so it’s been a huge month for her. (If anyone would like to review it for us, please drop us a line). Congratulations, Mouse. | Read More...

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