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.

It’s All in the Mind
April 14th, 2010

There are many well-investigated cases where the brain has been able to compensate for such loss and gain some sort of normal functioning. Intact parts of the brain can take over functions of the lost parts and reconstitute the lost function.

Back For His Future
August 4th, 2012

They’re really my reaction to the constraints of the last 30 years in corporately funded and distributed filmmaking, where anything that can possibly make an audience uncomfortable and genuinely ask questions is excised.

FontAgent Pro
November 1st, 2007

FontAgent Pro acts as slickly and leanly as it looks, steadily and beautifully processing everything. It creates a My Fonts folder in the Documents folder of your user account and arranges all the files alphabetically so it’s easy to back up.

Yearning for Erotica
May 15th, 2011

The most interesting thing to learn about Learner’s work is that she’s always considered that she writes from a male viewpoint, perhaps explaining her wide readership not just in age but gender. “I know quite a lot of male readers like to read the stories to their girl friends,” she laughs. “It’s used as a bit of a metrosexual draw card.”

Hidden Dragon: Hollywood’s Tenuous Tie with China
November 18th, 2013

‘What Hollywood likes is the same as what Hollywood has always liked,’ according to Smith. ‘Money.’

June 1st, 2001

Most of us who live in the city rarely get the chance to see the stars and night sky from a remote desert, let alone do it for a living. Greg Quicke, originally from southern forest country, is one of the lucky ones. He speaks softly, with a calm, unhurried manner that seems to befit life in the far north.

More samples…

Bambi vs Godzilla Film fans will be looking forward to reading this tome from one ...
September 21st, 2008

Dawn of the Dead Starring: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, Mekhi Pfifer, Matt Frewer. Directed by ...
June 10th, 2004

Labyrinth With the creative might of Jim Henson behind it, Labyrinth was everything ...
June 5th, 2008

Folder Synchronizer X Desktop is impressed with Folder Synchronizer X for two reasons, and the ...
June 1st, 2008

Artificial Intelligence In Movies Ever heard of The Uncanny Valley? It's that strange zone where a ...
February 14th, 2014

Exploring the Future with New 3D Software A local Mineral Geology Consultancy is making a splash among some of ...
October 25th, 2001

Full client and publication list:

  • 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