Welcome to the website of Australian urban fantasy author, Alis Franklin. Being an author, sometimes she writes books (sometimes you can even read them). Want to know a little bit more about her? Check out what she’s been reading recently, or get a chance to meet up in the Really Real World? Then again, maybe you’re just listen to her rant? Either way, you’ve come to the right place.

Wyrdverse, Conflux, and Kickstarters (oh my)!

A new-old Wyrdverse book! A Kickstarter of inspiring, antifascist specfic! Knitted robots! Unconventional heroes! Oh my, it must be spring again. Why does everything always seem to come at a rush, this time of year?

… nice.

So it's been almost exactly two years (with a break in the middle to write the DEMONS... IN SPACE!!!! book) but... it is done! At least, the draft is! This turned out shorter than I was aiming for, i.e. 80k, but that seems to be a trend in my writing [...]

Author Platforms discussion.

Just a quick reminder that tonight I'll be at the Hellenic Club in the City, talking about Author Platforms for the CSFG with co-panelists Elizabeth Fitzgerald and Chris Andrews. I've been a member of the CSFG for a few years now, and they're all lovely people and an excellent resource for Canberra-based speculative fiction [...]