Steve Wilkinson

Steve Wilkinson

Steve Wilkinson is an online editor for a magazine publisher on the NSW Central Coast. He’s also worked as a cartoonist, copywriter, and cop. He left the latter to pursue creative endeavours and grow his hair long. He now regularly submits articles to magazines and newspapers and hopes with the fruits of his labour he’ll soon be able to afford to get his hair cut again. You can find more of Steve’s work on his blog: http://www.stevebeingsteve.com

Articles by Steve Wilkinson

Generation fame: when a real job just isn’t enough

Generation fame: when a real job just isn’t enough

30 Nov 10 If Dickens was alive he’d concede talent counts for little and intelligence for less in one’s bid to become famous…... Read more

Me, my self-help and I - a Christmas lament

Me, my self-help and I - a Christmas lament

09 Nov 10 As we tumble towards the festive season, on the back of an interest rate hike, with a bleak Christmas predicted…... Read more

How to avoid being attacked by a sea lion

How to avoid being attacked by a sea lion

09 Sep 10 Anyone who thinks a sea lion’s bark is worse than its bite should have a chat with Jack Lister, 11,…... Read more

The Purple Rain falls mainly on his brain

The Purple Rain falls mainly on his brain

08 Jul 10 “The internet’s completely over.”  But don’t panic my Facebook friends – both of you – for this is the Gospel…... Read more

Google, where’s the credit for all my hard work?

Google, where’s the credit for all my hard work?

22 Jun 10 About two years ago, when I wasn’t ready, you took a photo of my then ramshackle house and posted it…... Read more

Man vs MasterChef

Man vs MasterChef

31 Mar 10 With My Kitchen Rules coming to an end, news of the return of MasterChef couldn’t have been timelier. For quality…... Read more

Just let cops do their jobs

Just let cops do their jobs

24 Mar 10 As a former police officer with ten years service and a number of pursuits under my belt, I feel qualified…... Read more

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From: Hasbro, go straight to gaol, do not pass go

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