Author Archives: InkAshlings

About InkAshlings

Maureen, Australian, young aspiring writer.

Doctor Who Smile Review

I’m keen to review this before tonight and Thin Ice (why does time always fly away from me when I try to watch the show live?) So what did I think of Smile, in which Twelve and Bill journey to … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Pilot Review

And so it begins! A new season of Doctor Who after a year’s hiatus and two measly Christmas specials. And boy is it good to be back. It might not be the best drama on television, or the best comedy … Continue reading

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Q&A with author Deborah O’Brien

Deborah O’Brien is an Australian writer and visual artist. She is the author of the bestselling Mr Chen’s Emporium, its sequel The Jade Widow, plus A Place of Her Own and The Trivia Man, as well as a dozen non-fiction … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rarest Thing

Title: The Rarest Thing Author: Deborah O’Brien Publication Date: November 2016 Publisher: Lomandra Press RRP – Limited Gift Edition Paperback: $29.99 RRP – Ebook: $14.99 Purchasing Info: ‘The Rarest Thing’ (signed gift edition paperback or ebook) is available direct from … Continue reading

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TV Series Review: Jessica Jones

NB: This discusses the whole series in detail. There are massive spoilers. You have been warned. I’m not an obsessive Marvel fan. I thought Winter Soldier was really, really good. I thought Iron Man 1 and 2 were kind of … Continue reading

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Open Submissions: Last Call!

Originally posted on H L Petrovic:
January is a good month if you’ve got an unsolicited SF/F manuscript you’d like to get in front of a publisher, with two major publishing houses opening their doors to unsolicited manuscripts this month:…

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“Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?” Book Review

“Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?” Lemony Snicket Publisher: Put Me In The Story First Published: 2015 RRP: $16 US Regular readers of this blog and my Goodreads account know that I am an enormous Snicket fan. … Continue reading

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