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In Which I Express Some Opinions About Doctor Who

I’ve been doing a bit of Doctor-Who-related stuff of late, as part of the celebrations around the 50th anniversary of the show. Last night I hosted Night of the Doctor at Castlemaine library, a kind of talk show/showcase event that

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Chipping In Late on Plagiarism in Poetry

Speaking of coming to things late: I know it’s two-month-old news and thus completely forgotten and assumed to be done and dusted, but I wanted to chip in quickly with some random thoughts on the recent poetry plagiarism “scandal”, which

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, Me and my opinions, new ways to procrastinate, poetry, the writing process

Published (sort of) : “Writing meanness like flourish”

This is very late, but I just a couple days ago I came across a poem of mine that was published back in 2008 as part of a 3,785-page, 3,164-poet anthology called Issue 1. Except when I say “poem of

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, found poetry, Me and my opinions, new ways to procrastinate, people who are nice enough to publish me, poetry, Published work, the writing process

Post-Sale Debrief

I’m not sure how long I spent converting my old out of print books into ebooks, but it felt like a bloody long time. It was exciting at the same time as being exhausting. I taught myself how to do

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Posted in man bites dog, Me and my opinions, Not Quite the Man for the Job, the writing process

Review: Song & Error

So I’ve started reviewing poetry for Bookslut. Which is a bit squee. It’s been interesting flipping through the lists of new poetry books coming out of the US to see how their stuff compares to contemporary Aussie poetry – not

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Review: The Deep: Here Be Dragons

I’ve started doing some comic reviews for the Australian Comics Journal, a blog dedicated – as you might expect from the title – to news and reviews about Australian comics. It’s nice to be among such esteemed company, and also

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Wild Colonial Interview (with me)

Kirsten Krauth, a blogger and freelance writer who’s soon to move to my neck of the woods (to wit: Castlemaine, which is very close to (though not as nice as) Chewton), has posted an interview with yours truly up on

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Review: Knuckled

Ages back now I wrote up a review of Australian poet Fiona Wright’s debut collection Knuckled, which got published over on cordite. Short version: I liked it. For a longer version, head over to the ‘dite whydoncha?

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Review: Blue

It’s not really news to anyone that Pat Grant’s graphic novel Blue is a good’un – he’s had great press both here in Australia and overseas. That said, I have a review of Blue¬†that I originally wrote for The Monthly,

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Slammin

Attention conservation notice: I wanted to win something and got grumpy when I didn’t, but I’m feeling better now. Plus some thoughts on the nature of poetry slams. Keywords: slam poetry, psychobabble, rationalisation, competitive arts. Word length: 2,252 words. So

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