Tag: reading

Tickets to Dirty Deeds II now available from Melbourne Leather Pride

  Tickets to Dirty Deeds II are now available from Melbourne Leather Pride. “The Grand Finale to the Sex Write Off Competition for 2010.┬áThe most hotly contested erotic gay literary prize in Australia is also the just the hottest, with professional and amateur authors tested by having to write the best stories about gay male …

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An Open Letter To Laura Miller

NaNoWrimo

So Laura Miller wrote an op-ed piece complaining about NaNoWriMo and how it is symptomatic of a drive towards writing and not reading, and how she (presumably as an author) has trouble with that. She complains that people are more interested in writing than reading (citing the sales of ‘how to write’ books outstripping those of fiction books) and how she had anecdotal evidence of writers who were ‘too busy to read’. She also stated that agents and publishers were bracing for the influx of un-revised, poor quality novels to their slush piles, and bemoaned those writers who do not understand the meaning of the word ‘revision’.

Mr. Perfect reading at Dirty Deeds 2, 19th November

  It’s confirmed. I will be reading Mr. Perfect at Dirty Deeds 2: The Best of the Sex Write off Competition and Awards presentations at Hares&Hyenas on Friday the 19th of November (mark it in your dairies everybody! The night is part of a fundraiser for Melbourne Leather Pride Festival in April, and should be …

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