Monthly Archives: September 2010
… some days the only way to feel better is to yell loudly at the season four final of Dr Who and make a strawberry cheesecake for one’s significant other. Objective achieved.
Marshall Payne has posted his query letter here.
It is well worth having a look at, as it’s what got him representation by the Donald Maass Literary Agency - well, that and the fact his writing rocks. So, go to his Super-Sekrit Clubhouse and learn something that may well help!
Cat Sparks is an award-winning writer and editor, talented photographer and graphic designer, and owner of THREE cats – and author Robert Hood :-). She was one of the inaugural Clarion South grads in 2007, a Writers of the Future winner, and has a small but significant pyramid in her backyard built
Okay, so most writers manage to send an editor bald via tearing out of hair, but Russell B Farr is volunteering to de-fur himself.
All for a good cause. Head on over here and contribute to his de-hirsuting.
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One of my major frustrations in the last fortnight has been someone who keeps coming back to me for the same information – which was given to her/him a couple of months ago. The revenant activity is not because s/he can’t find the info I gave her/him in the first place.
1. Bad back.
2. Stiff neck.
3. Increasingly poor eyesight.
4. RSI from typing and general ouchies in the forearms and forepaws.
5. Ass-creep from too much time in a soft chair and too little time spent outside walking for 30 mins a day.
6. A milky-blue glow to the skin from monitor radiation.
Yes, alright, I had my monthly beating today from the person who
And so, another starving artist is thrown out of Woolworths or Coles or IGA, etc. I bring you this tone
Jeff VanderMeer has very kindly talked about Sourdough and other Stories over at Omnivoracious :-).
Jeff VanderMeer reviews Amal El-Mohtar’s truly lovely The Honey Month.
Amal El-Mohtar’s The Honey Month from Papaveria Press ranks among 2010′s most exquisite and overlooked treasures. This beautifully illustrated volume of short fictions and poems by El-Mohtar takes as its inspiration the author’s tasting of 28 different kinds of honey, one per day. Each tasting leads to a
Australian author Robert Hood is a legend in zombie, giant monster and general horror circles. Why? Coz he just tells a damned good tale that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up and whimper. He has been tutored by Thea Astley at university, directed