Open letter

November 19, 2012By Bronwyn Mehanguest blog No Comments

Dear SPINELESS WONDERS, I facilitate a group of young, emerging writers and have been encouraging them to enter your Icons competition. Could you tell us a little more about it? Yours, Frustr8d Teacher Dear FT, Thank you for your inquiry and for the chance to explain a little more about our latest competition. An icon … Read More

Spineless Wonders Audio

August 7, 2012By Bronwyn Mehanguest blog No Comments

EARWORMS Breaking the Silence When I first began thinking about Spineless Wonders back in late 2010, I envisaged the three platforms, PRINT DIGITAL AUDIO. At last, we are now offering short Australian stories as audio files or, as we like to say, as Earworms, stories that stay with you. In writing this blog post, we … Read More

Guest blogger Ryan O’Neill

February 14, 2011By Bronwyn Mehanguest blog No Comments

Marcus Clarke’s Offspring In his 1958 essay, “The Prodigal Son” Patrick White railed against Australian fiction as being “the dreary, dun-coloured offspring of journalistic realism.” While it is true that realism has long been dominant in Australian writing, and the Australian short story, there is a long tradition of experimental stories in Australia, as far … Read More