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Winds of Change (Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild Anthologies #8)

4.25 of 5 stars 4.25  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  4 reviews
From the first roiling dust clouds, "Winds of Change" draws the reader in with tales of darkness and horror, of wonder and hope. Twenty four authors demonstrate the vitality and diversity of the current Australian speculative fiction scene.
Paperback, 232 pages
Published September 30th 2011 by Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild
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Phillip Berrie
Feb 18, 2012 Phillip Berrie rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Those interested in Australian speculative fiction.
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Another good anthology from CSFG.

Full Disclosure: I was involved with the preparation of this anthology as slush wrangler and proofreader. I am also a member of the CSFG and had a short story published in the previous anthology.

I really like these broad-themed, title-based anthologies because it gives the authors free reign to explore a whole range of possibilities. Having said that, there are quite a few of the stories that have an Australian flavour, which I find to my taste.

Because of potent
Zena Shapter
Dec 04, 2011 Zena Shapter rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: lovers of speculative fiction
I love short stories that chronicle change, whether it’s personal change or shifts in global or galactic balance. So I was very excited to read "Winds of Change"… and it didn’t disappoint.

Starting with the lyrical writing of Jason Nahrung in his restless story "Wraiths", "Winds of Change" took me on a journey through time and space to visit diverse worlds, experience the universe through very different eyes, and shudder at the changes these twenty-four amazing authors envisaged.

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This is a great collection of speculative fiction short stories. It amazed me how some of the authors could transport me so quickly to another place, tell a story and give a satisfying sense of completion in so few pages.
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Elizabeth has been a freelance editor since 2004, working with a wide variety of forms ranging from epic poetry and fantasy novels through to research proposals and university theses.

She has a Bachelor of Communications (Honours) and majored in Creative Writing and Literary Studies.

From 2010 until 2013, she was a committee member of the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild, serving as Secretary in 2
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