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New Australian Literature

Hi all,
This is a review of Tincture Journal and Sleepers Almanac that I wrote for my Creative Non-Fiction class about a month ago. Unfortunately I’ve left it too long to submit anywhere and it’s gone a bit out of date so I thought I would post it here. 1,151 more words


'Mates' - Published The Sleepers Almanac 2007

I can pick my mate out from a block away, easy.  He’s all in black standing apart from the colourful, chattering ravers queuing up along the pavement.  3,438 more words

Short Bursts - Lucas Smith reviews life kills by miles vertigan, Sleepers Publishing 2011

One of the reality television shows in miles vertigan’s first novel life kills is called ‘the world’s funniest home paraplegics’? Whether this strikes you as amusing or not, in the age of The Biggest Loser we are surely not far away from gawking at the disabled for amusement. 738 more words

Australian Literature

The voice trick. Are you listening closely?

I’ve been exploring the writing voice some more – and I’m still persuaded it’s one of the most important tricks in a writer’s repertoire.  I don’t mean that it’s fraud, but it certainly can make you a magician. 1,981 more words

Go Sleepers go!

Nice to see Steven Amsterdam’s Things We Didn’t See Coming, the first full length piece of fiction from indie publisher, Sleepers Publishing, take out… 214 more words