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The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that the English language is as pure as a crib-house whore. It not only borrows words from other languages; it has on occasion chased other languages down dark alley-ways, clubbed them unconscious and rifled...

I'm just lifting it from an interview with Anna Tambour. She writes, "There are Australians such as Ben Peek, whose upcoming novel "Black Sheep", is so grittily near-future urban that you can taste the grit." I love that. "Taste the grit!" I should've written noir novels. Anna's...

When my car was serviced a couple of weeks ago for rego and general life, my mechanic put in a little vanilla smelling business card on my rear view mirror. Did he mean that my car smelt, I asked myself with paranoia? After spending a...

Would you consider 'collaborating'? Actually, I have collaborated before, once. This produced the very easily forgotten, lost in time, novella we refer to as The Engima Variant, which was published by MirrorDanse Books in 1999. It was written by myself and Chris Mowbray and it...