Tag Archives: verse novel

Poetry and the Chat Room: An Interview with Maree Dawes

A few months back I was very lucky to receive a review copy of BRB; a verse novel by Australian poet, Maree Dawes. I’d just started a new job and it took me ages to pick up the novel, but … Continue reading

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Poetry Spotlight: BRB by Maree Dawes

BRB: Be Right Back by Maree Dawes Published 2013, Spineless Wonders BRB is a wonderful verse novel that explores the early days of internet chat rooms and what happens when life on the net becomes more ‘real’ than the trappings … Continue reading

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My Heart’s Choir Sings Sale!

Hi faithful readers. It’s been a whirlwind week for me with the release of my verse novella. I’ve only just had time to come onto the blog now and let you all know it’s on sale at Smashwords and Amazon … Continue reading

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Merlin Poetry

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted any original work from myself. I have just completed a novel plotting and planning course with the indomitable Kate Forsyth and am therefore reworking my manuscript (damn those inciting incidents in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Audacious by Gabrielle Prendergast

Audacious by Gabrielle Prendergast Orca Book Publishers, October 2013 RRP: $19.95 You know me, dear blog readers. I can’t ever say no to verse novels. I love them. I adore them. I can’t get enough of them. Any genre. Any … Continue reading

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Akhenaten by Dorothy Porter Review

Akhenaten by Dorothy Porter, University of Queensland Press, 1992 Reprinted 2008 Pan Macmillan Australia. $24.95 AUD RRP. I love Dorothy Porter. I own all of her verse novels except for Wild Surmise (It is only a matter of time, only … Continue reading

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Book Review: Song of the Sparrow (2007)

Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell is a difficult book for me to review. A revisionist retelling of Elaine of Ascolat, which aims, much like Marion Zimmer Bradley did with The Mists of Avalon, to put the women … Continue reading

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