A long time ago in a galaxy far, far... Wait, sorry. Wrong spiel.
Way back in the far mists of time, or in the year 2014 to be more precise, Rockhampton author TC Phillips pondered
ways to make more connections with the many talented writers quietly
toiling away in the many dark assorted corners of his home region. The
idea for Specul8: Central Queensland Journal of Speculative Fiction was
born, aimed at providing a local publication avenue for both
established and aspiring writers from the Central Queensland region.
years, and four great issues later, interest in Specul8 had grown
exponentially, and the decision was made to transform Specul8 from a
small local literary journal to a full independent press in its own
right. Whilst the journal still remains as Specul8's flagship
publication, still catering specifically to authors with ties to the CQ
region, the newly minted press is broadening its horizons and welcoming
submissions from authors much further afield.
love all forms of spec fic including (but not limited to): horror,
sci-fi, fantasy, apocalyptic, historical fiction, steampunk and so on...
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