Monthly Archives: May 2014

Book Review – Isles of Myst by Robert McClain

Isles of Myst by Robert McClain My rating: 4 of 5 stars Isles of Myst reads like a science fiction story that has the soul of a fantasy, or maybe it’s an urban fantasy with the soul of a science … Continue reading

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Remembering Norman Hetherington – “Mr. Squiggle”

Today marks the 93rd birthday of the late Norman Hetherington who played Mr. Squiggle (voice and puppetry) in the beloved Australian children’s TV show. The show ran from 1959 to 1999 – a total of 40 years. Hetherington himself was … Continue reading

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Book Review – Every Writer Needs a Tribe by Jeff Goins

Every Writer Needs a Tribe by Jeff Goins My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book follows on nicely from Jeff’s previous writing book ‘You are A Writer’. This one focuses on platform-building. All artists need a committed group around … Continue reading

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Book Review – Syncronic – 13 Tales of Time Travel

Synchronic: 13 Tales of Time Travel by David Gatewood My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’m a sucker for time travel, so I was eager to read this collection the moment I heard about it. You might expect an anthology … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Prodigal Mage by Karen Miller

The Prodigal Mage by Karen Miller My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Prodigal Mage is quite unique amongst fantasy novels that I’ve read. It is very much character-driven so you should not expect a breakneck paced plot. The father … Continue reading

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What Species of Reader are You?

Laura E. Kelly has created a cool infographic about classifications of readers. It’s a lot of fun. Looking at this diagram, I’d say that I’m a cross Book buster / Kindle Convert / Bathroom reader. What about you? Graphic created … Continue reading

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Book Review – You are a Writer by Jeff Goins

You Are A Writer by Jeff Goins My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jeff Goins begins his book ‘You are A Writer’ by offering inspiration and motivatin to stop waiting to be picked, but to step up and claim your … Continue reading

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Star Wars – Appreciating the Past, Anticipating the Future

Let me begin by wishing you a happy International Star Wars day. May The 4th be with you. To be honest, Star Wars day doesn’t quite work here in Australia. You see, here in the Great Southland we don’t say … Continue reading

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