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Introducing Lilliana Rose

I thought I’d talk about an author whose work I like, but is also some-one I know personally, and some-one who I think everyone else should get to know, at least through her work. I have been lucky enough to know Lilliana Rose for a few years as a fellow South Australian writer. I first […]

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How different writers look at the same situation.

Something different this time! Your partner breaks up with you, dumping you for a richer, better looking person. So you write about it, as a writer would. But what you write will dictate how you put this down on paper: (a) Poetry – you put all your angst down in a series of lines that just bleed […]

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WRITING HORROR

 Horror is based on one simple thing – fear. These fears can be universal (the most common is the fear of death; the second is the dark), common (spiders, cockroaches, snakes, etc), or personal (a fear of machines taking over the world). Without that sense of fear, horror does not work. Its themes are ones […]

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The Music of Writing

Recently I was accepted into an anthology called Song Stories Vol 1. As part of the publicity for the book, the editor has organised a music-based blog hop. What is wanted is a discussion or something about how music has influenced an author’s writing. I looked at it, went, “Yeah,” and thought little of it. […]

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Australian Publishers… sigh!

My wife and I are both avid readers. We are also proud Australians. We try to read books by Australian authors. And there have been some fine books published. Anthologies by new authors, self-published books, POD books, classic Australian books – there are some truly strong Australian books.  However, the main publishing houses in this […]

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NEW Voices

Some poetry. I don ‘t write a lot, and what I do write tends to be attempts at humorous poetry, but for a writing group I belong to – North East Writers – I submitted some for an anthology called NEW Voices. http://books.google.com.au/books/about/New_Voices.html?id=CF-zYgEACAAJ&redir_esc=y I believe it can be purchased from here: http://www.ginninderrapress.com.au/poetry.html Two of my […]

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