Tonight the dealer is you. Which of these images would you prefer to see as a book cover?
If you’re a fan of lesbian writers (and I am!) it’s a party with a celebrity guest list. If you’re a writer (that too!) it’s an opportunity to network, to swap tips, conversation and spit (wait no, that’s a different party) with your sheroes. … More Lesbianic Authors in Portland OR July 9-13
I’ve been delighted to be involved in so many indie projects, reading series, small presses and writing conferences. Sadly the reality is that many of them cannot afford to pay writers or presenters or staff. … More Indiegogo for gogoing to Poetry conference next week
http://www.pulitzerremix.com/ I’m already 4 days behind but it sounds like a game worth playing. Let me re-check the rules. The full explanation is below. As ever, I’m a little dubious about the idea of borrowing other people’s writing and calling it “found poetry”. I think the Journal’s editors got a bored of the very … More Found Poetry in Pulitzer Novels
I’m considering the idea of doing a series of textbooks starting with an overview: “History was made by teenage girls.” Chapters on Pocahontas, Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, Phillis Wheatley and on the culture impact of fictional teens such as Shakespeare’s Juliet. I need to round it out by researching more young heroines and pioneers in … More History was made by Teenage Girls
Random useless thoughts: Life is noisy and uncomfortable. Why not work? Why work? “Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?” ― John Keats, Letters of John Keats “That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.” ― Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac … More Arguments on depression and/or writing
Christmas List. What she said…