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“Lip Tongued Hot Sex”

I’ll admit that self-googling is a bit indulgent, but this is not what I had in mind when I set up alerts for my books.

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, hee hee hee hee heeee, Not Quite the Man for the Job

SALE MUST END SOON (IE, TODAY SOME TIME PROBABLY)

Edit: Sale is over, ding dong. Sold four copies in 42 days, bing bong. Not gonna bang on about it, ping pong. Just puttin’ it out there, ding dong. Well, 42 days went by pretty quick there, didn’t it? Today

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Posted in but enough about me - what do YOU think of me?, man bites dog, Not Quite the Man for the Job

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You said, “Don’t you go using this in One of your poems.” Consider this an apology. Read more poems from Not Quite the Man for the Job – buy it now on Tomely for the mere price of 99c!

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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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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, man bites dog, Not Quite the Man for the Job, the reason why I am doing this

Sharing Ink – Free Beautiful Things Just Left On the Street!

If you’re in the Melbourne CBD this Thursday, the 1st of August, you might keep an eye out for something that looks a little like your man here on the right. It’s one of the journals being released as part

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Posted in found poetry, i would like to recommend these people's writing, Not Quite the Man for the Job, people who are nice enough to publish me

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

Happy Birthday to YOU!

EDIT: Sale’s finished. All done. Thanks to everyone who bought a book. Hope you like ’em. I just turned 41. To celebrate I’m having a CRAZY 41-hour sale whereby you can buy either of my lovely ebooks for the half-price

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Posted in man bites dog, Not Quite the Man for the Job
About Adam

Adam Ford (that's me) is the author of the poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird (Picaro Press, 2008) and Not Quite the Man for the Job (Allen & Unwin, 1998).

I also wrote a novel called Man Bites Dog (Allen & Unwin, 2004) and a short story collection called Heroes and Civilians (self-published, 2011).

My current writing project is POEM: SPACEKNIGHT, a 79-poem sequence, posted one poem a day for 79 days, based on a 1980s comic about cyborgs fighting aliens.

contact: adamatsya@gmail.com
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Go off-blog with Adam's ebooks!


Not Quite the Man for the Job, Adam's award-winning poetry collection, is only $2!


Heroes And Civilians, featuring Stories about superheroes, octuplets, giant monsters, rabbits, robots & astronauts, is FREE TO DOWNLOAD RIGHT NOW!


Man Bites Dog, Adam's novel about posties, poets, dobermans & Angela Lansbury is also only $2!

ta-wit ta-woo
Quelle Grammage!
DITKO ROM FTW Part of a poem and part of a sky. Not a terrible morning after all. $2 at the local library sale for two of the best dance movies I know. Peter Cottontail is fuckin' STONED.
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