Category Archives: worst book

And there it is

To all my street art friends, or as Wattsie would say, “I wrote for Bob Hope”. There it is. Ten years. Thank you one and all. All the friends met and unmet across four thousand posts and a hundred thousand … Continue reading

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Encouragement Award

Another excerpt from phwoar, where Tom Whitebait judges “young smartarses” for the young writer awards. __________________________ Phwoar. Might as well get the Young Writer crap done as she heats up. “Get the juices flowing. Then get right back into his … Continue reading

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Phwoar! Jennifer Byrne

In which Tom Whitebait endures the inevitable interview with Jennifer Byrne. It’s supposed to be about the new book, phwoar, but inevitably the talk turns to bloody Cliché Street again. The Interview “Phwoar,” he breathes, sinking back into his chair, feeling … Continue reading

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Phwoar! Perongerups!

Another excerpt from phwoar, where Tom Whitebait finally gets builders pencil to Moleskin and gets some writing done. Tom’s tips for young writers wanting to use fish in their fiction: Bonito: Hard fighting but very poor tasting fish. I would advise … Continue reading

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phwoar! Writer’s Block

Another excerpt from phwoar, where Tom Whitebait battles writing block in a fashion that could possibly be described by comparing it to that time he hooked two dolphinfish on the same handline in Boggo’s old stinkboat and then how afterwards … Continue reading

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Phwoar! Me own lecture theatre

Another excerpt from phwoar, where Tom Whitebait finds himself inside possibly three nested dream dunnies, the burden of his opus, Cliché Street weighing him down… Lecture Circuit “Phwoar. Me own lecture theatre. Bewdy.” He knows there is a Coetzee Centre … Continue reading

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Phwoar, Margaret River

Another excerpt from phwoar. Tom Whitebait finds himself in Margs for a book signing. He rolls off quickly towards Settlers Tavern, the chalkboard lists of coming attractions drawn in pastel colours of flowers, wreaths even, cast onto these slated waters, … Continue reading

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