Fiction Feedback: Round 2

by Kevin O’Brien Our fearless Fiction Feedback leader Kevin O’Brien (senior editor at Random House) gives us his thoughts on the last round of this intimate critique group, in the lead-up to October’s focus group. As I am just about to run Fiction Feedback: A Focus...

The Electrified Journalist

Great article about writing, music and music writing by Mark Mordue *First published at Neumu (USA) on November 29th, 2004. http://buff.ly/QB68Kx When I think about rock ‘n’ roll and my life trying to write about it, my trying to get inside rock...

The Short Story: Australian favourites

Tiggy Johnson (editor, Page 17)  Selecting my favourite short stories is too difficult a task, partly because I’m not much of a re-reader, so this is just a snapshot of what I think today, this moment, and is likely to change next week, or even tomorrow....

The Short Story: The Expert # 2

Georgia Behrens is overawed by the next star of “The Short Story” panel, Pip Smith. When she first decided to host a story-telling night in the front room of her Newtown flat, I can’t really imagine that Pip Smith thought she was going to land...