I’m bogged down on page 124 of 300 pages of what was meant to be a quick copy edit and has morphed into a bigger than the Black Lagoon rewrite. Why? How many novels do I have to write before I can call it quits after, ooo I dunno, eight drafts? Instead of eight hundred? How to beat the creature or is the creature me?
Just had the pleasure of listening to the incredible Louise Nutting upstairs at The Corridor in her first solo gig since her new album. Always incredible.
Watch this space.
I just read Emily Asher-Perrin’s review on Tor.com of a film I can’t wait for, Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive, with Tilda Swinton. I have to say, I’ve been hooked on Swinton ever since seeing her in Lynn Hershman-Leeson’s Teknolust, one of my favorite films of that year (2002-2003) I love this movie, as…
http://www.swampwriting.com/ A great opportunity for postgraduate writing students. Swamp is an initiative of the University of Newcastle, and publishes a wide range of top-notch stories by emerging writers, focusing on but not limited to Australia.
You can pre-order the book here. Or more options from Meerkat Press. It’s been getting some buzz so far, which I’m buzzed about. But thank you Ouija.Doodle.reads for one of my favorite images so far.