Browsing All posts tagged under »Review«

Some thoughts on independent eyes

December 30, 2016


UPDATE: more valuable feedback has been received, helping further with the story. In some recent reviews I have let rip on the need for and value of having extra eyes reviewing your work. And I have a short example of how beneficial that can be. Very recently I dashed off a short story for a […]

Book Review: Red Country by Joe Abercrombie

November 3, 2012


Red Country Joe Abercrombie Gollancz 2012 9780575095823 BLURB They burned her home. They stole her brother and sister. But vengeance is following. Shy South hoped to bury her bloody past and ride away smiling, but she’ll have to sharpen up some bad old ways to get her family back, and she’s not a woman to […]

What is the future for literary review in Australia?

July 14, 2012


The Fairfax media group has been in the press quite a bit lately. This coverage has primarily been about the attempt by mining-heiress Gina Reinhardt to basically force the Fairfax Board to give she and her allies three seats on the Board and editorial hiring-and-firing control, in defiance of the Board’s existing stance of editorial […]

Review of Laid

February 10, 2011


I do not normally review television. In fact I have never reviewed television. I stick to my meandering about books for awritergoesonajourney and occasionally elsewhere. However on this occasion I have decided to review the latest new offering from ABC Television, Laid. This program was the brainchild of co-creator, writer and co-producer, Marieke Hardy. Marieke […]