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Read just now: <i>Re: Reading the Dictionary</i> by Tim Sinclair

Read just now: Re: Reading the Dictionary by Tim Sinclair

Spent the morning writing and editing. Checked my email. Read a press release on Tim Sinclair’s new poetry book Re: Reading the Dictionary. Clicked the link. Bought it. Downloaded it. Read it from A to Z. Loved it. Wanted to tell you about it right away. Each piece from ‘Afflatus’ to ‘Zombie, Philosophical’ takes a […]

Lab coats, lit journals & marrying frogs: Melbourne Writers Festival 2011 diary, part one

Lab coats, lit journals & marrying frogs: Melbourne Writers Festival 2011 diary, part one

It’s that time of the year again, where authors, poets, thinkers and drinkers congregate in Melbourne, and we go along to hear their thoughts about work and life. As I was away in the lead-up, I’m not doing any chairing or official duties this year. I get to go along and enjoy the talks, readings, […]

Some of my short stories available as ebooks

Some of my short stories available as ebooks

I decided to extend the life of some of my short stories that have been published in journals/magazines over the last few years, by publishing them digitally. It’s a bit of a (fairly safe) experiment in self-publishing and the world of ebooks. I’m loving reading on my Kobo eReader, and I’ve made these stories available […]

Test-driving the Sony Reader Pocket Edition

Test-driving the Sony Reader Pocket Edition

Sony Reader Pocket Edition (loaned to LiteraryMinded for two weeks) Visit the Sony website to check out the Readers available. US readers, see Amazon. There are about three reasons I haven’t bought an e-reader yet (actually, let’s remove the hyphen and call it an ereader – remember ‘e-mail’?). The first reason is that they’re expensive, but […]

Some notes on the ‘new world’ of publishing

Some notes on the ‘new world’ of publishing

On the weekend I was a guest of the Write Around the Murray Festival in Albury. Besides giving a blogging/social media workshop, I was on a panel called The New World of Publishing alongside author Cate Kennedy, zinester Anna Poletti, self-published memoirist Melinda Marengo, and Barry Dorr and Jo Costello from JoJo Publishing. I thought I’d […]