May 3, 2012 in Dag

A little piece of Magnus Opum for the price of a cup of nothing

Today is the big day. It’s a momentous event. People are holding their breath. The whole world is coming to a stop as it waits expectantly. Okay – it might not be quite as big as that, but it is a kind of important day for me. This Thursday and Friday, I will be giving

April 28, 2012 in Dag

Spam, spam, spam, spam, spam, spam (and just a few baked beans)

My post today is about spam. We all know what it is. We all hate it. All those annoying ads and emails for watches and pills and Russian brides and other things that this blog is much too clean to begin talking about. Not to mention the very worst form of spam of all –

April 22, 2012 in Dag

Twas brillig and the slithy toves – adapted with love

A couple of weeks ago, I had a bit of a rant about film-makers not respecting the original text when they adapted literary works, with a particular emphasis on Tim Burton’s adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. I’m pleased to say that today I’m able to offer a completely opposite perspective. And once again, good old

April 15, 2012 in Dag

A musical interlude – 5 great songs about Melbourne

Today I thought I might change the mood a bit here at Dag-Lit Central. Take a bit of a break from talking about writing, and talk a bit about music instead. After all, music is a massive inspiration to me, both in my writing and in my life in general. One of the great things

April 11, 2012 in Dag

How to find your voice – guest post by Barbara G. Tarn

Now that the Doodling/Flidderbugs tour is over and Magnus Opum is out, I once again have space for guests here at Dag-Lit Central. So I’m pleased to announce a visit from Barbara G. Tarn, who’ll be talking about how to find your voice. So, over to Barbara. How to find your voice I have always