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The next top on our blog tour is at A Fantastical Librarian. Tsana talks about why we chose the apocalypse theme for Defying Doomsday. My first thought was that I wanted to show through fiction that disabled and chronically ill people are capable of surviving hardship just like those women had in real life. I’m primarily a reader (and writer) of speculative fiction, so it made sense for me to try and think of a theme that was both...

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The next stop on our blog tour is at Stephanie Gunn’s blog. Holly talks about the myths surrounding disability. “There’s nothing black and white about disability. I don’t think it’s the sort of topic that many people would assume is black and white, and, yet, that’s definitely how it tends to be treated by a lot of society and mainstream culture.” Read more at Stephanie Gunn’s...

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Not quite a stop on our blog tour because it’s not quite a blog. The Galactic Chat podcast has interviewed Tsana, one of our editors. In this week’s chat, David talks with Tsana Dolichva about her work as an Astrophysicist, providing scientific advice for authors and her role in the upcoming crowd funded anthology Defying Doomsday. They also chat about reviewing in small communities and the Australian Women Writers...

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The next stop on our blog tour is an interview with Marisa Wikramanayake.We answer questions including:Where did the idea come from? What are your favourite apocalyptic/dystopian scenarios? And After this publication, do you have any other similar projects planned? Find out our answers to these questions and more at Marisa’s blog: http://marisa.com.au/?p=7567 *** You can find more posts from our blog tour here:...

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The next stop on our blog tour is at Dark Wolf Fantasy. Tsana talks about the different possibilities available for the end of the world. “Apocalypses come in all forms. And yet, if someone says “post-apocalyptic wasteland” I automatically picture a pretty similar scene, no matter the context. The image in my mind is of a barren landscape, probably a bit desertlike, maybe with some ruined buildings dotting the horizon. Why is...

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The next stop on our blog tour is at DiversifYA. Holly talks about apocalypse fiction. “Apocalypse fiction is nothing new. We’ve been reading it in some form for literally thousands of years and some of the enduring classic apocalyptic tales were written in the 19th Century, but it just doesn’t seem to get old. There’s something about the end of days that always has us clamouring for more.” Read more at...

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