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Dear follower of The Other Adam Ford. It’s come to my attention that this afternoon you may have received 118 emails from WordPress about updates to my blog. I am so sorry. I was messing with my blog archive and

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#IStandWithTheArts

In response to recent developments relating to arts funding in this country, back in June 2016 I decided to temporarily take my entire website down in protest. The current Australian Government seems to have little or no interest in meaningfully

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And Lo! There Shall Come a Newsletter

I’m switching things around a bit and putting this blog to bed. Blogging has long ceased to be the central point of online communication. I hung in there and kept on blogging well past the point where it became clear

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#tweetyhawke

Anna scored a $1 DVD copy of LadyHawke at the op shop the other day. What’s that? You don’t know of LadyHawke? Well, witness: To be honest, the trailer doesn’t really sell it, but trust me this is an excellent

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Published (almost, not really): Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize

A while ago I went away by myself for a weekend to work up a couple of poetry manuscripts for some prizes, one of which was the Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize. I was pretty happy with what I walked away

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, poetry, rejected, the writing process, writing

“Creating Myths, Acting Them Out with Toys” – An interview with Brandon Barker

  Attention conservation notice: this guy makes crazy fun toys and comics. I talked to him about bespoke action figures, comics and the pros and cons of nostalgia. (2564 words) Brandon Barker is the man behind Warlords of Wor, a

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Posted in comics, i would like to recommend these people's writing, neopulp

Poem Monday Update

So Poem Monday is ticking along nicely, with Oonagh, Essie and I managing most weeks to write something for the blog. In the last month or so we’ve written poems about: Lego witches we didn’t want Chocolate bars Sushi Weedy

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About Adam

I'm the author of the poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird and Not Quite the Man for the Job, the novel Man Bites Dog and the short story collection Heroes and Civilians.
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two egregious typos in an ad for a comms job at a book publisher. do i weep or laugh? anna and i both discussed the fact that every pd we've read lately has had at least one typo in it. way to make me feel out of step, universe. this is a very well made poem. it's called "Travelling Through the Dark". *shudder* #williamstafford I am binge watchin star trek voyager right now and am gobsmacked by the recurring theme of helping out your friends and being nice to strangers even when theyre frightening because its the right thing to do. where has this theme gone when it comes to the stories we celebrate and share with each other? cool as...
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