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Published: One Weird Reason to Quit Your Novel Today

I have an “ideas piece” over on Writers Bloc today. It’s about a thing that happened in my brain about a month or two ago where I decided to finally stop writing the novel I’ve been working on for ten

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Posted in people who are nice enough to publish me, poetry, the reason why I am doing this, the writing process

Our New Blog: Poem Monday

For the last few Mondays Oonagh and I have been writing poems together. We pick a topic and then write one poem each, reading them out to the family when we’re done. Our first poems were about blue hamburger fish. You

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June. July. Just Read.

And speaking of Jane Rawson, for the next two months I’ve signed up to read for charity as part of her JustRead fundraiser. The idea is that I read things and people donate money to the incredibly important and valuable

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Links for Sunday: Heat Vision & Jack, Supergirl, Muhammad Ali and Melinda Smith

A Very Special Episode presents “Heat Vision & Jack” The Onion’s AV club looks back at Heat Vision & Jack, the unaired pilot starring Jack Black and Owen Wilson as a superintelligent astronaut and his talking motorbike. Supergirl Lego Minifig 

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, i would like to recommend these people's writing, new ways to procrastinate

Poemix: Poem of Self Hatred

Words by me. Pictures by the stupendous Peter Savieri.  

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

Poemix: Solo Flight

Words by me. Pictures by the amazing Shags.

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Attoreview: Patricia Lockwood – Balloon Pop Outlaw Black

The cartoon reaches deep into a pocket, deep into a hole in the pocket, into “hammerspace”, and retrieves a huge pair of scissors. His mother, who lives there, hands him what he needs. Touches the tips of his fingers. A

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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.
contact: adamatsya@gmail.com
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ta-wit ta-woo
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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