To make you think. To make you remember. To make you understand. Going into a house where a writer has lived and worked, wandering the hallways they walked, seeing things…Continue readingWhat is a museum for? …
Famous Literary Watering Holes Writers are tortured souls, that’s why they usually need some time away from the real world and go to bars. Well, that’s their story, anyhow. Anyway,…Continue readingAuthors and bars
Terry Pratchett on an archive picture. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe/Eamonn McCabe As the literary world mourns the death of Discworld creator Terry Pratchett, The Guardian has selected some of his most…Continue readingTerry in quotes
11 YA Books With Happy Endings I’m not really a fan of everything-will-turn-out-well-in-the-end books, either as a reader or author. In fact, a reader once asked me in exasperation, “Have…Continue readingHappy Endings
F. Scot Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda battled depression and led lives that eventually spun out of their control. They weren’t the only writers on that list, Cody Delistraty writes…Continue readingWhy are writers depressed?
And here I sit looking forlornly at my coffee. Honestly, I feel TAME. Not that I’m a genius, but they’re talking about creativity here, and all these people apparently needed…Continue readingTheir drugs of choice