On Other Blogs #30

Chris Lawson, over on the "Talking Squid" weblog, asks a number of Australian authors about their favourite character
: street signs, friends' surnames, and variants of found names all get a mention. You'll need to follow through on the comments to this posting, as some of them are very amusing.

Andrew on the "Black Dog Blog", has noticed one of those things that, after you've read it, you think, "yeah, why didn't I see that?"

Judith Ridge points out the upcoming publication of That's Why I Wrote This Song by Susanne Gervay, which will be accompanied by a CD of music specifically written for the book by the author's daughter Tory. Ridge wonders if it's the "first YA book to be released with its own soundtrack".

Appeal Denied by Peter Corris is put to the page 99 test by Marshall Zeringue on his "Campaign for the American reader" weblog. [Personal disclosure: Marshall links to a photo I took of Peter Corris's plaque at Circular Quay in Sydney.]

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