Australians are regularly asked to contribute to SF Signal's Mind Meld feature. So far this year:
Sean Williams answers the question "Who are Your Literary Influences in the Ongoing Conversation of Science Fiction?".
Glenda Larke, Margo Lanagan and Anna Tambour give their opinions on "Taboo Topics in SF/F Literature".
Simon Haynes shares who he thinks are "the funniest writers in the history of sf/f?" and gets some props himself from Dave Freer.
Jonathan Strahan gives his answer to the question "Does The Used Book Market Help or Hurt the Publishing Industry?".
Karen Miller shares her "Most Difficult Part of Being a Writer".
Sylvia Kelso reveals her "favorite book".