Kyla Ward has reviewed the paperback edition of Perfections over at Tabula Rasa. I guess she kinda liked it: With only a slight shift of perspective, this could be a razor-edged depiction of the worst month in the lives of two sisters. The month one ends a four-year relationship. The month their mother dies. It … Continue reading Fabulous New Review of Perfections
As the last day of 2012 rolls over and plays dead -- or maybe is dead; I hope, I wish; I hate you 2012, don't let the door hit you on the arse on the way out -- Sean Wright of the prolific Adventures of a Bookonaut blog (and fledgling podcast) has posted an excellent … Continue reading Perfections: what a nice way to end the year!
Last Friday I went to a late-night, once-only screening of The Cabin in the Woods at the lovely old Astor Theatre here in Melbourne. I'd been looking forward to this for a while, albeit in a somewhat low-key way, and expected to have a pretty good time with this movie. Joss Whedon bringing his Pop … Continue reading Midnight Mass at the Cabin in the Woods
I don't generally acknowledge or point out a lot of reviews of my work, both because it is generally considered a tad gauche to Respond To Criticism -- especially if the criticism is bad -- and because I think it places undue pressure on reviewers and critics -- even if the criticism is good. Reviewers … Continue reading A Thoughtful Review of Madigan Mine
Go get yourselves a cup of tea or something first, kids. I've got my ranting pants on today. So, there's this little review blog out there on the interwebs called BigAl's Books and Pals which focuses on "indie" books, specifically those available on the Kindle eReader. The label is problematic in itself, with the site … Continue reading How not to respond to someone being wrong on the interwebs