Archive for November, 2013

Book Review – ‘Dying To Live’

Another month, another anthology. Dying To Live: Stories of the Undead (Diabolic Publications) is exactly what it says on the box – stories of the undead. The brief when I first saw it was simple – ‘Twilight’ is too pussy, let’s have real vampires. And thus this book came out. And, my God, is it […]

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Death Threats? Seriously?

Wow! I received my second ever death threat! What’s this got to do with writing, you may ask? Well, quite a bit. My first death threat was about something personal and the police being the police in Adelaide came up with this astounding bit of advice: “We can only do something if they actually do […]

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Recognising (personal) stereotypes

 Stereotypes have a long history in arts. Certain characteristics are used to portray certain countries, races, religions or lifestyles. While there may have once been a grain of truth in them – shown by the fact that we actually recognise them for what they represent – they are generally avoided.   Well, I have come […]

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