Category: At the Edge of the Solid World
At the Edge of the Solid World is one of the Australian Book Review’s books of 2020.
Kerryn Goldsworthy reviews At the Edge of the Solid World for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Probing the Extremes
Jeff Sparrow reviews At the Edge of the Solid World in The Saturday Paper.
What Is Reading?
Reflections on reading while revising a novel, and my growing scepticism towards narrative constructs.
The View From Thirty Thousand Feet
A retrospective consideration of my intentions in writing At the Edge of the Solid World.
Why the Fugue?
Some hopes for using the fugue as a form for a novel-in-progress.
Some thoughts on writing a novel of substantial length.
On Ethical Immediacy
Gabriel Josipovici discusses the wordless sensation that prompts the act of writing.
Dissatisfaction is the Source
Julienne van Loon discusses the need to write, and its relationship to a dissatisfaction with what is already written.
Rigorous and Iterative
Thinking through my novel-in-progress, I relate my writing process to the one recently described by George Saunders in The Guardian.