Scape Blog

Issue 3 Editorial

Welcome to Issue 3. The New Year has well and truly arrived, bringing with it a bunch of changes here at Scape HQ. All of them are good. Promise! In 2012, we’ll continue publishing four or five amazing YA... Read More »
26 January 2012 | Issue 3, Scape Blog | | No Comments   

Interview with Ken Liu

Issue 3 features two striking poems from Ken Liu. Scape chats to Ken about his writing process and the inspiration behind his work.   What inspired you to write about Ye Xian? While there are many variants of the... Read More »
26 January 2012 | Interviews, Scape Blog | |    

Review: ‘Cinder’ by Marissa Meyer

Linh Cinder is the best mechanic in New Bejing. She’s so good that even though she is a cyborg– allowed no legal rights and feared and hated by the general population– she still makes a decent income for her... Read More »
26 January 2012 | Reviews, Scape Blog | | 2 Comments   

Issue 2 Editorial

It’s been a long time coming, but Scape Issue 2 is finally here. I don’t want to make this post entirely about me, but I do feel I owe readers and contributors an explanation.  So, let’s just say that... Read More »

Red Riding Hood: Book Review by Sam Franzway

Red Riding Hood by Sarah Blakely-Cartwright and David Lesley Johnson has all the appearance of a book for teenagers. However, it is no such thing. It is an AU$18.99 McHappy Meal Toy with an ISBN (978-1-907410-82-6) and nothing more. Read More »
08 April 2011 | Reviews, Scape Blog | , |    

Author Interview: Stephen Gaskell

Stephen Gaskell chats about the spec fic writing life, the inspiration for his Scape story ‘The Terrarium‘ and offers some advice for new writers.   Read More »

Issue 1 Editorial

Ten years ago, a little film about a bespectacled orphan and a boarding school for magic hit cinemas.  After that, in train stations, cafes, libraries and lounge rooms the world over, books by J.K. Rowling could be found in... Read More »

Young Adult Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror: Speculation or Formula?

Readers and commentators might think that contemporary young adult fiction is nothing but formulaic romantic fantasies involving supernatural beings of one type or another in steamy scenes to stir young hearts and hormones. Read More »