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In my previous post about the Aurealis Awards, I purposefully left off making any commentary about the plan, once again, to make publishers shoulder the cost of submitting to the awards by cutting out email submissions (though the get out of jail free card of...

For some reason, I've found myself reading the AFI top ten films in ten genres. I usually try to stay away from such lists because, well, they're usually ridiculous. It's no different this time out. You know you're reading something idiotic when the very forgettable comedy...

This book better finish itself soon. I've gotten to the point where I forget things, where my diet has become nothing but quick and disposable, where I'm suppose to start teaching at four thirty but I leave at four thirty, having completely messed up the times,...

Deborah Layne (wheatland_press) and Forrest Aguirre (experimeditor) have purchased my story 'There is Something So Quiet and Empty Inside You that it Must Be Precious' for Polyphony Seven, to be published by Wheatland Press at the end of the year. Obviously, I think the longer the...

Lately, I've been getting some fairly amusing things in the mail, mostly due to one ultra cool person who shall remain nameless. Today, however, I got some mail by my agent, Kris O'Higgens, which I knew to be the piece that John Kilma (gumboeditor) worked...

After yesterday's post, I got to thinking about how I really dig a good music video, and how a good one will, in many ways, make up for a very normal song. However, the same applies in reverse: a song that I like can be...