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Happy Anniversary

[So here’s that scifi romcom story I had in Desktop magazine a little while back. You can download a .pdf of it for later-on-readableness or read the whole 2737 words now. Your choice.] 10 characters for the title, 55 characters

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Published: How Bendy Bendigo Came to Be

The lovely folks at vox bendigo, the official blog of the Bendigo Writers Festival, were kind enough to agree to post my wee meditiation on the naming of Bendigo the other day – the one that appears in Jutchy Ya

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Posted in jutchy ya ya, people who are nice enough to publish me, Published work

Published: The Bone House is Worn by the Fight

So a while back those crazy kids at if:book Australia were running this remix project called Lost in Track Changes where five writers were asked to write something and then also remix or respond to the things the other five

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, people who are nice enough to publish me, poems, Published work, the writing process

Happy Peter CapalDAY!

(see what I did there?) Yeah so the new guy is going to be doing his first episode of Doctor Who this weekend, so to celebrate (because more than 50% of whovian fandom seems to be about celebrating SOMETHING) we’re

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Posted in i would like to recommend these people's writing, my talented friends, Published work

Donna Noble Has Been Saved (On The Radio)

Earlier this week I had a poem on RRR’s Breakfast show as part of their “Genius Squad” feature. My old buddy alicia sometimes is doing a regular feature in that slot, and for this particular instalment she decided to talk

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Posted in i'm on the radio!, new poems, poems, Published work

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

Published: Writers’ Other Jobs

It’s supposed to be what I’m good at, so it’s easier for me to get writing-related jobs than other kinds of jobs. All of my day jobs to date – bar my teenage stint at Kentucky Fried Chicken (back when

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Are we there yet?

are you ready for this? forget I asked there’s no way you could be ready for what has to follow the necessity of the next is not in dispute I use my vocabulary to enthuse, not confuse all the English

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Published – Mea Culpa

I have a word-based contribution on cordite at the mo, part of the oz-ko (envoy) issue, which is the prelude to the forthcoming oz-ko issue that will feature Korean poets translated into English and Australian poets translated into Hangul, which,

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Posted in i would like to recommend these people's writing, new poems, people who are nice enough to publish me, poems, Published work, reflected glory, writing

My words, their voices: After America

Even more surreal and pleasurable than being declared Fictional Poet Laureate of The United States of America in John Birmingham’s thriller novel After America is hearing the words of my fictional Poet Laureate counterpart being read in the audiobook version

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