Fusing the Medium and the Message

Welcome to the writing of Drew Turney, showcasing recent work I've done for publications and institutions throughout Australia and the world. Select a link from the random sample below that interests you or suits your publication, or use the menu to browse by category or sub-category. If the short excerpt sounds good, click the title to read on.

How can this site help you? By showing you my abilities in researching and writing stories that are engaging and easy to understand, skills over a dozen publications call on regularly.

My parallel career in design and computers is the basis for my technology writing. I'm putting my love of movies and books to practical use in film and book reviews and am talking to the personalities in publishing and filmmaking as well as reporting on the art and business of both crafts. I'm also writing general features on everything from celebrities and business to ideas and culture.

I've written over 15 novels, dozens of short stories, poetry, a journal now in its 22nd year and countless other pieces of random creative thought. If you're curious about any of my imaginative, creative or fiction writing, contact me.


Lucky 13 from the King
January 25th, 2009

So Just After Sunset is really a tale of two Kings. The first is from before the accident when he was content to talk about possessed machinery and monsters like he does in Gingerbread Girl, about a woman’s desperate bid to escape the clutches of a sexual predator and killer.

Shrek 2
June 24th, 2004

What makes Shrek 2 so special is the skills in so many areas the producers have brought to it. Do you only go to the moves for the story? Shrek 2’s satirical, fractured fairy tale plot would be as exciting and funny in a live action film.


AOC Verfino 22
June 3rd, 2009

Claimed at the time we recived it to be the world’s slimmest WLED (light-emitting diode) monitor at only 1.85cm wide, this 22 inch monitor is indeed lightweight and gives you a huge area of bright, crystal clear colours.

Seagate FreeAgent Pro
July 24th, 2007

If you’re the sort of technology buyer who’s seduced by a sleek casing, sexy lighting or a svelte profile, all you need to know is that the Seagate FreeAgent Pro external hard disk holds 320Gb of data and looks like something you’d find on the dashboard of Darth Vader’s TIE fighter.


25th Hour
June 5th, 2003

Whatever you think about Spike Lee, you can’t deny he’s always got something to say. His career up until now has seemed mainly to concern itself with the struggles and tribulations facing the urban African-American.

Pemberton
June 1st, 2001

This low level of impact, together with reservation of forest areas by CALM, has meant that even though the logging industry is in good health, vast areas of forests can remain untouched, their ecosystems intact so they live long into the future.






More samples…

8 Mile Starring; Eminem, Kim Basigner, Brittany Murphy, Mekhi Phifer Directed by Curtis Hanson By now, ...
January 23rd, 2003

Two Weeks Notice and the Gender Politics of Hollywood For the best look at gender politics and society in our contemporary ...
February 15th, 2003

Solo Written and Directed by Morgan O'Neill Starring Colin Friels, Bojana Novakovic, Angie Milliken, ...
July 6th, 2006

The End: The Human Experience of Death One of the most common symptoms of a phobia or very strong ...
September 16th, 2013

Teaching computers the meaning of words "People say the damnedest things in the damnedest ways," is how Google ...
November 3rd, 2013

The Bookmakers; selecting printers explained. Without it we'd have nothing to curl up in bed with, even ...
February 1st, 2006


Full client and publication list:

  • 3D Artist
  • APC
  • AskMen.com
  • Auscam
  • Australian Creative
  • Australian Macworld
  • Australian Way (Qantas)
  • Big Issue
  • Black Velvet Seductions
  • Black+White
  • Bookseller & Publisher
  • Box Magazine
  • Brain World
  • Business News
  • Business NSW
  • Campaign Brief
  • Capture
  • CHUD.com
  • Cleo
  • Cosmos
  • Cream
  • Curve
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Dark Horizons
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Desktop
  • DG
  • Digital Media
  • Disney Magazine
  • DNA Magazine
  • Empire
  • Empty Magazine
  • Famous Monsters of Filmland
  • Fast Thinking
  • FHM UK
  • Filmink
  • Follow Gentlemen
  • Geek Magazine
  • Good Reading
  • Good Weekend
  • GQ
  • How It Works
  • Hydrapinion
  • Inside Film
  • Internet.au
  • Loaded
  • M2 Magazine
  • Marie Claire Australia
  • Marketing
  • Maxim Australia
  • Men's Style
  • Metro
  • Moviehole
  • MSN
  • Nine To Five
  • Paranormal
  • PC Authority
  • PC Powerplay
  • PC Update
  • PC User
  • PC World
  • Penthouse
  • People
  • Pixelmag
  • Popular Science
  • Post Magazine
  • Ralph
  • Reader's Digest
  • ScienceNetwork WA
  • SciFiNow
  • Scoop
  • Scoop Traveller
  • Seaside Observer
  • SFX
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • The Australian
  • The Retiree
  • The Sun Herald
  • The West Australian
  • thevine.com.au
  • TimeOut
  • Total Film
  • Video Camera
  • Video&Filmmaker
  • Writing Magazine
  • Xpress
  • Zoo