October 16, 2011 in Dag

The True Superheroes of the Writing World

A couple of months ago I did a post about supermodels. The gist of this was that it was utterly ridiculous for a group of people to be given the status of “super” merely for walking up and down wearing expensive clothes on their bodies and vacant looks on their faces. This got me thinking

October 9, 2011 in Dag

Of friends, memories, and old English teachers

Today was a pretty special day for my family. My dad just celebrated his 80th birthday.  It was quite a big deal. Just about all of his friends were there as well as a bunch of family. It was amazing to see all of these people in the one room. These were people I had

October 3, 2011 in Dag

There’s always next year

Last weekend was the Australian Football League Grand Final. It’s a bit like the Australian Football equivalent of the Superbowl or the F.A. Cup. But what made it especially exciting/nerve-wracking for me was that my team, Collingwood (the mighty Magpies) was playing – and going for back-to-back premierships. For those not in the know, Collingwood

September 25, 2011 in Dag

A brief spell in the clouds

I spent a brief spell high up in the atmosphere this week. No, I don’t mean that I was literally up in the sky. What happened was I had the most amazing run of sales for my ebook novella Doodling. For a while I was absolutely stunned, figuring the sales numbers Amazon was throwing at

September 18, 2011 in Dag

Strange synchronicities

I spent a large part of last week working on what I hope to be my next release. It’s called Magnus Opum and it’s a kind of epic fantasy, but definitely as seen through a dag-lit filter. I like to refer to it as Tolkein meets Dr Seuss. While I was working on basically cleaning