Tag Archives: Michael Gerard Bauer

blog 84: In which I say WHAM, BAM thank you SPAM!

I get heaps and heaps of SPAM sent to my Blog.  Spammers are by far my biggest and most vocal fans. They love me! I know this because they are always so complimentary. I regularly read their comments just to make myself … Continue reading

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REBLOG#6: (a blog from the backlog!) blog 11: In which I ponder whether a rose by any other name would just be confusing.

I’ll say it for you: “Haven’t changed a bit!” The story goes that I was given the name Michael because when my mother was pregnant with me, the old lady next door said something like, ‘Not long now till Michael … Continue reading

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blog 66: In which I take part in a BLOG HOP.

My friend and super-talented Brisbane-based poet, critic and editor Zenobia Frost has invited me to take part in a blog hop. It goes like this: I ask myself the following four questions, answer them and then pass the baton on to three fellow writers to … Continue reading

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blog 65: In which, due to a blog upgrade, I post some actual VIDEOS!

Previously I’ve only been able to post links to videos, but now, at great personal expense to myself, I’m able to post the real thing! To celebrate this amazing milestone, here are a few oldies but goldies. Joe and I … Continue reading

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REBLOG! #2: blog 9: In which I share 20 invaluable lessons I’ve learnt since becoming a writer

After my previous slack REBLOG effort, I fully intended to write a BRAND NEW blog – and rest assured, I am going to do that VERY SOON. But until then, here’s another nostalgic journey into the BLOG VAULT.  1. No matter … Continue reading

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blog 62: In which I have to draw on all my vast powers of interpretation!

The other day my petrol driven whipper-snipper/weed trimmer broke down and I had to use a little electric one that was tucked away at the back of our garden shed. Yes, we are a dual whipper-snipper family! Anyway, when I … Continue reading

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blog 60: In which I say farewell to 2013 and plunge headfirst (after carefully checking the depth of the water with a stick) into 2014.

A lot of people make a BIG DEAL out of creating a list of RESOLUTIONS at the beginning of each New Year and then they don’t end up keeping any of them. And I should know, because I am one … Continue reading

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blog 59: In which I post 10 shocking and astounding things.

Ok, one of my resolutions for 2014 has GOT to be to blog more regularly! Once again it’s been quite a long time between drinks. Sorry. (Unless you hate reading these blogs in which case, ‘You’re welcome!’) Anyway, in order … Continue reading

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blog 57: In which I reveal the first stumbling steps of THE RUNNING MAN.

After reading DC Green’s great guest post about writing the opening to his novel Monster School, it got me thinking about my first book The Running Man and the journey that led to the opening paragraph as it now appears … Continue reading

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blog 49: In which I tell the tale of Eric Vale.

Ever wondered about the story behind the inspiration, creation and development of the ERIC VALE series? No? Well bad luck, because that’s what this blog is going to be all about! Strangely enough, the whole Eric Vale series owes its … Continue reading

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