Today I surfed with Jake, Esquiy, and Vaughn. I knew they’d be out there, because like me they go out in any old dross, and I see them more regularly than I see my best friend. Or, as Jake put it: We’ve all got this small thing called a surfing addiction that sort of runs your whole life. […]
1. The Guy, the Girl, the Artist and His Ex The new book by Gab Williams. Gab had me at art theft, but she could write about anything and I’d be excited. I love the title. It’s very Gabbish. I am basing this on the fact that before she wrote her other Young Adult novels (more on them […]
It stems from Channel 9’s coverage of an attack on a woman on a train. They show graphic, and I mean graphic, CCTV footage of the attack, and it is replayed over and over during the course of the story. I was horrified when I saw it last night, and I notice that it’s up on the […]
One of the things I have watched this week when I should have been writing. Sometimes when I hear Courtney Barnett I think of Simmone Howell’s Girl Defective. Dunno why. I think because they are both Melburnian, and both truly unique. Is Courtney Australia’s Billy Bragg? No, of course not. She’s Australia’s Courtney Barnett.
Those of you who appreciate a good book cover, check out this interview with Oliver Munday. If you’re not sure whether you fit that category, and you got excited by my recent post on fonts, then yes, you should read it. And if you’re really into book design and/or minimalism, you might also like this one from the […]
Today’s special guest is Pip Harry, author of I’ll Tell You Mine, and Head Of The River (UQP). Now if you were thinking, My that’s a rustic looking header, you might be onto something. Because Pip is taking us out of town! I’m so excited that she agreed, because it means we get to travel vicariously (goes without saying I’m […]
Sydeney! Oh, sorry, forgot where I was. Let’s try again. The winner of the inaugural Lisa Heidke It Started With a Kiss Competition is: Wendy S!!! Congratulations Wendy – I will be in touch to get your details. Thank you to those who entered. And thank you ball boys. It is hard to convey the excitement of the […]
And you haven’t checked in with Kim Wilkin’s website, Hexebart’s Well, then scoot on over and take a look. I check in from time to time and always come away feeling more determined. But THIS, her TED talk, is gold. I must tweet it later ;) PS the winner of the Lisa Heidke giveaway announced very soon […]