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“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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Published: Masters of the Universe in Love

Over the last 6 weeks I’ve had a series of photos published on the inestimable Instagramazine, an instagram account run by Gemma Mahadeo. The deal with Instagramazine is that it publishes flash fictions that people write in response to photos

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Published: This Mutant Life: Bad Company

Also last year I was pleased to score a further bite of the Kalamity Press cherry by being included in This Mutant Life: Bad Company, the second This Mutant Life anthology of NeoPulp superheroic fiction to arrive just in time

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Sightings: Aramis Fox on ABC Open

Speaking of Larissa Romensky, she also did a piece on my erstwhile twitter novel, Aramis Fox, for the ABC Open Central Victoria page. We talked about how the idea to write a twitter novel came about, what it’s like to

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Published: She Called Up Her Mind’s Fire And Watched Him Burn

I’m pretty stoked to have a story in This Mutant Life an anthology of NeoPulp writing – specifically, short stories about superheroes – published by the inestimable Ben Langdon. My story in TML is one I wrote years back as

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Published: Aftermath

Back in 2009 John Birmingham put out a call over The Twitter for poets who read science-fiction thrillers, which a friend passed on to me for some reason. I got in touch and soon received an intriguing email from John

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

I didn’t mention this at the time, because I wasn’t sure how to do it without sounding like an utter braggart – that kind of thing actually does worry me you’d be suprised to know – but I recently won

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About Adam

I'm a dad and 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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Quelle Grammage!
week 3. the weird bald patch in my mo is still there. is my mo broken permanently? i dont know. 
more seriously though, can i respectfully suggest that if you were toying with the idea of donating to my ‘tache this month, given that i’ve smashed my funding goal, you instead consider taking that money and, in light of what’s happening in Manus right now, donate it to the wonderful @asrc1 instead? they do such weepingly amazing work and they need all the money they can get to keep doing it. link to their donations page in my bio. x the boys throwing shapes at work something for @littlebobbyplaqueson - what happens when a building gets demolished? or at least the part with the plaque does? in this case it gets given to the family of the dedicator. what perturbs the weekly times magpie?
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