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Trust Me! You Want this Book

Scene: the dump. Errol is a toy pig; Dave is the narrator’s older brother. They are tossing away junk scavenged from the attic. The narrator gets nostalgic about one of the old toys… For a moment I stood there, holding … Continue reading

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When Film Commentary Loses the Plot

Ever seen the Japanese giant monster movie about a gigantic rampaging X? It’s hard being a film commentator — and this is particularly so when attempting to do an encyclopedic overview of a somewhat esoteric genre such as, say, “Giant … Continue reading

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Readings to Get Chilled By

Once again, members of the Australian Horror Writers Association will be reading their creepiest work on The Writing Show in the days leading up to Halloween. Readings take place via podcast and are followed by a chat between host Paula … Continue reading

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