A collection of links to related sites, and sites that may be of interest to writers of speculative fiction.
If you know of a site that you feel should be listed here, please let us know.
Aussie writers' sites and Aussie SF
Australian Speculative Fiction [www.austspeculativefiction.com.au]
Australian Speculative Fiction's aim is to inform readers of speculative fiction about the Australian genre scene and to introduce new readers to works by Australian authors. It also wants to publish good science fiction that is for some reason not being published by mainstream publishers in Australia.
Cory Daniells [www.corydaniells.com]
Australian science fiction and fantasy writer Cory Daniells's homepage.
Fiction Factor [www.fictionfactor.com/]
An online magazine for writers run from Adelaide, South Australia, offering tips on getting published, articles on the craft and business of writing, free ebook downloads, author interviews, book reviews, market listings and much more! Also features a free fortnightly newsletter/ezine.
Michael Pryor [www.michaelpryor.com.au/]Author of the phenomenally successful Laws of Magic series.
Trudi Canavan [www.trudicanavan.com]
Find out more about Trudi's fantasy novels.
Victorian Writers' Centre [www.vwc.org.au]An invaluable resource of information and training for all writers in Victoria.
VISION Writers Group [www.visionwriters.org]
Writers group based in Brisbane.
Australian SF publishers
Allen & Unwin [www.allenandunwin.com/]
Coeur de Lion [www.coeurdelion.com.au]
Ford Street Publishing [www.fordstreetpublishing.com]Paul Collins' new publihsing house. Publihsher of the new Quentaris series and more.
Hachette Livre Australia [www.hha.com.au/]
Penguin Speculative Fiction [sf.penguin.com.au/]
Random House Australia [www.randomhouse.com.au/]
The Mayne Press [www.themaynepress.com]Small press publisher of Slice of Life, with secure online sales of other selected small press offerings.
Voyager Australia [www.voyageronline.com.au/default.cfm]HarperCollins' SF imprint
Cool and informative sites
Alexandria Digital Literature [www.alexlit.com/]
A unique and useful web site. After spending a little time rating the books in their "library", visitors can ask for a list of recommended reading based on their entries. The site also contains previously-published material from a variety of SF authors that may be purchased and down loaded. Highly recommended.
HorrorScope is a new Australian weblog that seeks to act as a source of news, reviews, and articles on horror and dark speculative fiction (publishing, movies, and television).
Internet Speculative Fiction DataBase [www.isfdb.org/]
An amazing catalogue of information, including author bibliographies, award listings, magazine content listings, anthology and collection content listings, top 100 lists, and forthcoming books. Highly recommended.
Odyssey, the fantasy writing workshop [www.odysseyworkshop.org]Since its inception in 1996, Odyssey has earned a place as one of the most respected workshops in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror writing community. Forty-six percent of Odyssey graduates go on to professional publication.
SF Site [www.sfsite.com/]
There's a lot in this site, including reviews, interviews, articles and more.
Where Education and Excitement meet! Educational Space and Science site with extensive catalogue Science Fiction Merchandise.
The Zone [www.zone-sf.com/]
Science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery website - with critical articles, author/celebrity interviews and profiles, incisive media review coverage of books, cinema, video, DVD, genre TV and lots more.
Emerald City [www.emcit.com/emcit.htm]
The electronic version of Cheryl Morgan's fanzine. Contains book reviews, con reports and humorous anecdotes.
Victorian Science Fiction Conventions [www.vsfc.org.au]
The Worldcon was held in Melbourne. Find out all about this important event in the SF calendar. Contains links to the old Aussiecon Three site, other worldcon sites and current conventions VSFC mentors.
Other SF Magazines & Publishers
Albedo One [www.albedo1.com]
Ireland's magazine of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror. The website is currently also the home of Aeon Press & the Aeon Award.
An ezine that specialises in short-shorts (500 word stories) by Australian writers. Perfect for those who don't like reading fiction on screen. The site also features movie and book reviews.
Orbit Books UK [www.orbitbooks.net/]
Other SF professionals
Australian Horror Writer's Assocation [www.australianhorror.com]
The Australian Horror Writers Association is an non-profit organization that was unofficially formed in late 2003, with the aim of becoming the focal point and first point of reference for Australian writers and fans of the dark side of literature.
edit or die [home.vicnet.net.au/~kendacot/welcome.htm]
Sarah Endacott, editor of Orb, specialises in the field of SF.
Gail Z. Martin [www.ChroniclesOfTheNecromancer.com]The Summoner is Book One of The Chronicles of The Necromancer, a
fantasy adventure series about magic, unrest and intrigue of The
Kephra Design [www.kephra.com.au]
The website of Aurealis Art Director, Andrew McKiernan. Illustration, Graphic Design, Typesetting and Web Development.
Manuscript Editing [www.manuscriptediting.com/]
Serving writers, agents, and publishers since 1976.
OnSpec SF manuscript service [www.keithstevenson.com/onspec.html]
The Telltale Art [www.spin.net.au/~trudi/telltale]
The website of Aurealis's former Art Director, Trudi Canavan.
AA Independent Press Guide [www.thunderburst.co.uk]
The AA Independent Press Guide is a free online writers
resource, listing over 2000 magazines and publishers and 700 internet magazines.
Your one-stop science fiction, fantasy, and horror writers' website. Lists Australian and foreign markets, novel publishers, agents and other resources.
Ralan's comprehensive worldwide market site [www.ralan.com]