Tag Archives: reading
The Opposite of Loneliness
What a beautiful book! Every writer needs to read Marina’s stories and essays. I was particularly thrilled that one of the stories mentions crumbs in a jar and one of the essays is about her childhood and dealing with Celiac Disease.
It was wonderful to meet Lydia Netzer, a BGSU alumna, at the Toledo library. She said that publishing a novel is like handing the writer a box of matches–the writer can only fight so many edits. So save them for the important stuff. She works on five or six novels at a time, writing until …
Trello has been a fantastic resource for keeping track of my to-do lists. With a smaller list of tasks to do for the week, I’ll make small steps toward completing my goals.
Exercises in Style by Raymond Queneau
I finished reading “Exercises in Style” by Raymond Queneau. It is a fascinating read! Queneau took a simple situation and rewrote it in a variety of styles. The version I read also included exercises by Amelia Gray and Ben Marcus.