December 11, 2011 in Dag

Guest Post – Darlene Jones

Today I’m delighted to announce another visitor to Dag-Lit Central. Darlene Jones will be talking about her novel, Embattled, and how it stands out from the crowd. So take it away Darlene… In part, Jonathan Gould defines Dag-Lit as something that: “is hard to fit into a box and likes to find its own space,

December 4, 2011 in Dag

A great big experiment

Today, a volcano erupted in our backyard. Nothing too big and frightening. It was actually one of those little science experiment volcanoes, the ones where you mix vinegar and bicarb in a bottle and then watch it fizz out and all around. It was pretty fun. The kids thought it was fantastic (and given I’m

November 27, 2011 in Dag

A long awaited treat

Last week was a pretty special one. I finally got to fulfill a long-standing ambition. I got to see Cold Chisel play live. You folk on the other side of the world probably would have no idea what this is about, so I guess I better explain. Cold Chisel are the great Australian rock band.

November 22, 2011 in Dag

Close but no cigar

A couple of weeks ago I put up a post about the way people in the indie writer community go out of their way to help each other out – The Free Economics of the Indie Author World. In the last week, I’ve had the opportunity to see first hand the amount of time and

November 12, 2011 in Dag

Shay Fabbro – Guest Post

This is one busy week at Dag-Lit Central. I’m pleased to announce my third guest for the week, the Queen of Squee herself, the amazing Shay Fabbro. Today Shay is going to talk about the things authors should or shouldn’t put in their novels. And she’s giving you a chance to win a copy of