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Sentence of the Day: Gerald Weales

  • A play is a kind of — playing.

— Gerard Weales, A Play and Its Parts (Basic Books, 1964)

Self found this book today, while she was rummaging in a cabinet of her cottage at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig.

Stay tuned.

Books

Poetry Saturday: "Trenarren, Autumn 1941"

An excerpt from Trenarren, Autumn 1941

by A. L. Rowse

The thunder-green sea
Brings nearer the Island
On which stood the chapel
Of Michael the Archangel. 70 more words

Books

Poetry Friday: Wislawa Szymborska

from Utopia

For all its charms, the island is uninhabited,
and the faint footprints scattered on its beaches
turn without exception to the sea.

As if all you can do here is leave… 22 more words

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#amwritinghorror #amwritingdystopia: "The Rorqual"

Setting: the Bering Sea

Length (so far): 27 pages

A week later, a fight broke out between two of the men. Wolfe broke it up, but not before one of the men received a scalp laceration so severe it needed sutures. 27 more words

Artists And Writers

EXPERIMENTAL: The Daily Post Photo Challenge, 15 November 2017

  • This is about “being experimental and choosing a new path.”

— Krista Stevens, The Daily Post

Last week, while wandering around Dublin, self stopped to gawk at the display window of a designer’s studio on Cow’s Lane: 40 more words

Places

AWP Bookfair, Tampa 2018: Game Plan

Self will be frank: the only reason she’s going to Tampa next year is the Bookfair.

Oh, wait! There’s another reason: George Saunders is the keynote speaker. 236 more words

Books

#amwritinghorror: More of "The Rorqual"

27 pages!

He felt uneasy and decided to call in his position:

Mocking-bird O for Orange, Mocking-bird O for Orange.

His heart jumped unsteadily while he waited for the response.

65 more words
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