Brisbane Writers Festival 2014 – and a revelation

As usual I had a great time at BWF. I love that every year I can come home with something new, be it knowledge on a new topic or style of writing; ideas on my current projects (or the beginnings of new ones); or an introduction to a new creative pathway, something I had never […]

BWF: Real Science and Science Fiction

The standout panel for the festival was a meeting of science fiction authors and science communicators, discussing the impact the two have upon each other. Are scientists influenced by science fiction? Of course! Was the resounding answer. How many desks at NASA, CERN and some of our other greatest scientific facilities would have a TARDIS, […]

Science at BWF

This year at the Brisbane Writers Festival there were a number of sessions centred around the discussion of science and its communication to the public. I am not a scientist. My background in the field finishes at high school and picks up again with the not-so-factual field of science fiction. But I love science. I […]