Anyone else feeling a bit bemused right now about the recent acquisition of ViralNova for US $100 Million? Let me explain. ViralNova is that spider (‘content farm‘) that goes around scooping […]
Kenton is an Australian writer currently based in New York. After 8 years working for an educational publisher in Sydney, he decided to ‘jump the fence’ and is about to […]
Here is a 34-point manifesto for those of us who grew up on a diet of narrative media, however sweet or sour. Because we all know how sitcoms and movies and UX and games and books and ripping yarns work … and we all have the power to interrupt the story. (Even if it’s only the crazy writers among us that get hung up on technical terms. :))
It’s my honour this week to rope in the inimitable JJ Marsh for a Q&A. We discuss her latest crime fiction ‘Cold Pressed’, Hannibal Lecter, and the ever-changing publishing landscape.
I’ve always been a bit fascinated by manifestos. I think it’s because it sounds Big and Important and Grown-up, and something that people who Know What They Think write, right?
Well, before I admitted to my pal or myself that I was about to write a manifesto, I had to come to terms with the fact that people like Marx and Engels and Ayn Rand and Frank Lloyd Wright and Aaron Swartz wrote manifestos.