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BattleAxe: 20th Anniversary Edition

BattleAxe: 20th Anniversary Edition

  “Sara was both pathfinder and inspiration; we owe her a great debt.” – Juliet Marillier  Sara Douglass was a pioneering voice in Australian fantasy.  Inspired by a tiny plastic axe she found on a walk, the story that became her debut BattleAxe spun out into an epic world and a thrilling saga of war, […]

The Science of Being Short

The Science of Being Short

When I was still at school, a very cruel song came out called ‘Short People’. Now that I’m older – and hopefully wiser, I know this song was written to point out the unfairness of prejudice. Back then, it felt like a personal attack, as I was often the shortest person in my class. I […]