Joanne

Author's details

Name: Joanne Anderton
Date registered: May 18, 2008
URL: http://www.joanneanderton.com
Yahoo! IM: jo_ndrtn

Latest posts

  1. Year — December 3, 2016
  2. Awards! Stories! Huzzah! — February 24, 2016
  3. In Your Face — January 14, 2016
  4. Guest Post: Donna Hanson on balancing writing and life! — December 28, 2015
  5. Well… that was a long break wasn’t it — November 26, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. This in an intervention — 13 comments
  2. The Next Big Thing… thing — 12 comments
  3. Character guilt — 10 comments
  4. A little short story in a big wide world — 10 comments
  5. Debris is ALIVE! — 10 comments

Author's posts listings

Dec 03

Year

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It’s been a Year, hasn’t it. I mean, not since my last post (although close enough) I mean a Year. With a capital Y. One where things happen, and some of them suck. I’m still feeling a bit of a sense of dread, because it’s not over yet. But there’s also a bit of sense of hope, because maybe next year …

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Feb 24

Awards! Stories! Huzzah!

So I’m a little bit behind with this, but am super excited to have a couple of stories up for awards this year! ‘2B’, from Insert Title Here has been shortlisted for a Ditmar and an Aurealis Award! And ‘Bullets’ from In Sunshine Bright and Darkness Deep has been shortlisted for an Aurealis Award too! If …

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Jan 14

In Your Face

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When Tehani from Fablecroft Publishing approached me for a provocative story for her In Your Face anthology I immediately knew what I wanted to write. But oddly enough that wasn’t the story I ended up writing. My original idea was a story I’d wanted to write for a while. It dealt with racism and class …

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Dec 28

Guest Post: Donna Hanson on balancing writing and life!

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Today I am lucky enough to be visited by the wonderful Donna Maree Hanson. Her book Dragon Wine Book 1: Shatterwing is free in e-book for a short time. As part of spreading the word about Shatterwing Donna is doing a blog tour and offering a give away of a hard copy of Shatterwing. Winners will be drawn from people …

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Nov 26

Well… that was a long break wasn’t it

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So, I just realised I haven’t done an update since February. FEBRUARY. And it’s almost December. How did that happen?? (I think someone stole a chunk of my year! Help!) And you know, it’s not like things didn’t happen this year. Writing, and life, and the eternal balancing act between the two. I even had some short …

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