'Yet the clock is time, and time is lost, is bankrupt before it begins'—from Owls do Cry, Janet Frame. Recently I made two early blog posts private. Many times I have gone to do this but never have. When I taught blogging I would tell my students that the blog itself formed an overall narrative. Mine … Continue reading Blog narrative
Here's 5th Wall's most excellent wrap-up of This is Not Art and the National Young Writers Festival. And here are some more of Estelle's awesome interviews from NYWF. Katie Jacobs' dispatches from Ubud, are being featured on Beattie's Book Blog. Bookman - I met your lovely correspondent, hopefully one day I'll meet you too! I'll blog … Continue reading All the somebody people (a round-up of some lit stuff going on here, there, everywhere)
I started the day yesterday with a plunge into the pool, and then a 45 minute walk up to the festival venues. I will not do this again as the swim + walk, coupled with the heat, just about made me a zombie for the entire day! I am giving myself permission to chillax. Here's … Continue reading UWRF: Folklore, myth and the new millenium
Madness, and much excitement. In October I am off to the National Young Writers Festival and the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, back to back - seven panels. And the past month has been one of changes and revelations - but more on those in time. Now, I would like to tell you what I … Continue reading Hello busy lady, what have you been up to? Festivals!