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Isobelle Carmody p1

READERSVOICE.COM aims to collect a few interesting reading tips. For this issue I attended the Oz Comic-Con in Brisbane. Fantasy author Isobelle Carmody gave some good writing tips at a talk she gave and I managed to write many of them down for this issue, if there are any up and coming writers out there. Ms Carmody also gave some fantasy reading suggestions.

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Some more great writing tips from fantasy and young-adult novellist Isobelle Carmody at the Brisbane Oz Comic-Con...

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Fantasy and young-adult author Isobelle Carmody recommends some favorite fantasy books at the Oz Comic-Con.

Rusty Young p1

READERSVOICE.COM aims to collect a few interesting reading tips. For this edition, I went along to hear Rusty Young talk about his novel Colombiano, which is set in the Colombian civil war. He also talked about his non-fiction travel book Marching Powder, and the documentary Wildlands about the Bolivian drug trade. He gave some good reading tips, too.

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Rusty Young's writing career, starting with the non-fiction book Marching Powder, set largely in Bolivia, and on to his novel Colombiano about the half-century long Colombian civil war...

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The documentary Wildlands, a film by Colin Offland presented by Rusty Young, about the Bolivian drug trade and the history of cocaine smuggling into the U.S...

Karl Dixon p1

READERSVOICE.COM aims to find a few interesting reading tips. Karl Dixon is a professional cartoonist who creates a gag comic called NoodlePates, which he described as a vehicle for whatever makes him laugh. He wrote the novel The Night of the Village Idiots, a Sleepy Hamlet novel. He is working on another Sleepy Hamlet novel, Siege Mentality. Plus there are graphic novels in the works, as wells as more paintings and prose stories. He has also created comics for the Dandy, the classic UK kids’ comic, including Beryl the Peril and Ollie Fliptrik. His blog features a lot of interesting articles, including an excellent piece on how he draws comic strips.

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Karl Dixon talks about drawing comics for the UK kids comic Dandy, which is the world's oldest comic, and about writing his short stories...

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Cartoonist and writer Karl Dixon talks about some projects in the works...

Graham Murdoch p1

READERSVOICE.COM aims to collect a few interesting reading tips. This issue features Graham Murdoch, who creates 3d images of robots, F1 cars, space vehicles and other subjects futuristic, as well as landscapes and other renderings using software like Modo. His creations are eyecatching and have realistic textures and details. Check out his pictures on mmdi.co.uk.