Photos from our launch at Uptown Jazz Café

Thanks to Roger Mitchell from AusJazz.net for taking these pictures at our launch at Uptown Jazz Café on 6 December. Thanks to Roger Mitchell from AusJazz.net for taking these pictures at our launch at Uptown Jazz Café on 6 December. A huge thanks to everyone who contributed to the anthology, took part in its production […]

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extempore now

Well, exciting news for us at extempore. As a natural consequence of our strengths in writing and editing, we’ve started doing more and more writing for small to medium organisations in the Arts and other sectors. News today is that extempore has been included in the Business Victoria Content Advisory Group, so we’ll be creating […]

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Melbourne launch of EXT 2012

Thursday 6 December 2012 at Uptown Jazz Café Please join us for readings and celebration at the Melbourne launch of EXT 2012. It’s our end of year celebration too, so bring friends and family and celebrate with us! Enjoy light refreshments on us in the jazz-inflected Uptown Jazz Café,the scene of so many groovy jazz […]

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Review of Conjuror in SMH / The Age

Review by John Shand Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars “Allan Browne has been playing the drums for more than 50 years and for 40 of those has also written poetry. The two activities are almost one and the same for him. The Melburnian’s drumming is pared down, pithy and evocative, and his poetry bristles […]

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Please join us at Wangaratta!

We’re launching EXT 2012 at Wangaratta Jazz Festival on Friday 2 November- please join us for the perfect start to the festival with wine, nibblies, readings and music, featuring redings by Geoff Page, Graeme Kinross-Smith and bass playing by Sam Pankhurst. Launch details Wangaratta Library 21 Docker Street, Wangaratta Friday 2 November 5-7 pm The […]

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Tiny font in Word comments

Working across multiple versions of Word recently for clients on different versions… and I’d been getting tiny text in comment balloons. A quick Google and this very helpful post came up on the LibroEditing website. What to do if your comment boxes (balloons) go tiny in Word > Cheers!    

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John McBeath reviews A Sudden Sentence in the Air in The Australian

His new collection, A Sudden Sentence in the Air, contains a poem entitled A Manual of Style, dedicated to stellar Sydney saxophonist Bernie McGann, and selected by Black Inc for its forthcoming Best Australian Poems 2011. It’s easy to see why the 13-line poetic description of McGann’s playing was selected: Page’s savvy observations inform his lines, taking on a kind of riffing of language, echoing and explaining the music.

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