Back studying?

To best use my skills developed during my BA (English) and PhD I am looking at doing some sort of short course. I am not sure if I will learn any new skills, more I want to learn how to use my skills I already have. Plus, more importantly, demonstrate to existing and future employers […]

My First Capitalist Paper

Monetizing Enthusiasm: The Missed Opportunity of Social Media and Car Enthusiast Magazines Abstract: The publishing industry that services the scene of modified-car culture in Australia has largely missed the boat when it came to moving from being a once profitable commercial print industry into a profitable social media enterprise. This paper explores the reasons for […]

How to write a feature car story for modified-car enthusiast magazines

We are hiring a whole bunch of new people at work, I have been working on a scholarly article about writing for car magazines, but I now realise I need to write a far simpler version so it is useful for people who may actually become motoring writers. The following is based on my experiences […]

In Defence of Triple J: Gender, Indie and the Burden of Cultural Inheritance

From an interview at Tsunami Magazine with Richard Kingsmill: Well, just because something is being played everywhere else on mainstream radio, does that mean that it doesn’t deserve a place on Triple J? Deserve the airtime? Well, we’ve got a brief; we’ve got a charter that says that we should provide young Australia an alternative […]

Notes to a Scholarly Article on Writing Enthusiasm: Part 2

Part 1 is here Writing Enthusiasm: Defining a Working Conceptualisation of Enthusiasm Enthusiasm is defined by the challenges within which it is mobilised. The theoretical point here is that enthusiasm is an event repeated in different ways depending on the situation. One key influence on my thinking here is Gilles Deleuze. It is fun to […]