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Happy Birthday to YOU (again)!

Another year ticks over and it’s once again time for a birthday ebook sale. Last year I offered a 50% discount on my ebook poetry collection and novel for 41 hours, but this year I’m going one better (and by

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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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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

“I Hate Correcting Somebody, But Someone Has To.”

I got an email from John Tranter about my latest “Why Do You Write Poetry?” post on The Blue Corner. From: John Tranter To: me Subject: Innumerate… and what it means. Dear Adam, I hate correcting somebody, but someone has

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Scientific Shame x4.

Recently I found myself enjoying Words for Empty and Words for Full by the inestimable Bob Hicok and came across “BRCA1″ (which you can read in this .pdf extract – it’s about four poems in), a poem that makes reference

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, i would like to recommend these people's writing, Not Quite the Man for the Job, poetry, the writing process

Just hangin’

So I found myself in some pretty sweet company the other day when I was checking myself out on Google Books: No actual novels there, I notice, but it’s a fair cop I guess.

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