After two weeks of madness, the blog tour for This Is Sarah is officially over! Phew. I had a really great time, answered some fantastic questions and even told a lie or two. So without further ado, here’s a quick recap and thank you to all the blogger who took a little time out to… Continue reading And we’re finished….
I have a strange relationship with posthumously published pieces. In the one instance, I desperately want to read them. Especially if it’s an author I really like because then as a reader I get to momentarily undo their death and hear one last story. On the other hand it feels like cheating. It wasn’t… Continue reading On Kafka, Richter and Memories
The title is an Einstein quote. Put on your smarty glasses kids. We’re gonna talk about Research. One of my favorite parts about writing a book is doing the research. When I was writing Lizzy I spent hours looking up mythological creatures and Shakespeare in the library. I used books like Barthe’s and the Encyclopedia… Continue reading If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
What nobody tells people who are beginners — and I really wish someone had told this to me . . . is that all of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, and it’s just… Continue reading Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?