Voice/POV workshop with Robert Gott

Yesterday I trammed up to the Wheeler Centre, for another Writers Victoria workshop. During the round-the-table intros, I described myself as a workshop junkie. It is true. But I find that it's interesting to meet other writers, to meet facilitators/teachers, to hear what people are working on (I made a note while listening to people's [...]


Friday wrap w/ lettuce

First up, it's bookstores. You know those posts that go around with amazing bookstores. Funnily enough, the one I really dig in this list is the first, and most traditional-looking shop: City Lights Bookshop, San Francisco. Here's the post so you can look at them all yourself. An article from The Millions on the art [...]

Bits & pieces

READING At the moment I have a lot of books partially read, and plenty unread, but that doesn't stop me bringing more into the house. I bought Wild Things by Brigid Delaney earlier this week, one of those 'how has she done this?' purchases, as well as Jennifer Egan's A Visit From the Goon Squad [...]