“Josie thinks that the problem with being a writer is that you miss a lot of your life wondering if the things that happen to you are good enough to use in a story, and most of the time they’re not and you have to make shit up anyway.”
My favourite form, my preferred mode of writing, the highlight of my dream of a mediocre life – is the short story. I can understand why people mightn’t adore poetry, but the short story, there’s no excuse, why you can read one in twenty minutes, a novel on your lunch break! And there’s every kind […]
I’ve listened to some brilliant stories read by their authors on the newest NY’er podcast (the writer’s voice). I’ve showered and powdered mid-afternoon for ultimate cosy feelings. I’ve left the washing in the rain for days to harden and sparkle with the first of the year’s frosts. And, I abandoned the Man Booker International project […]
“In February the sea is sometimes a turquoise mirror.”
Yes, I am Sonja, and she is my spirit animal.
I’m not sure what the point of this post is but I guess it provides a sense of comradery for those suffering in silence. Help is out there. Don’t let the inefficient professionals grind you down.
‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ has a moodiness that pervades its’ atmosphere leaving you a little on edge and keeps you turning the pages.