Brouillons d'écrivains. Vision Index - Subjects. Holly Lisle's Official Author Homepage. Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Too: The MLA: Great Women Writers: Austen, Wharton, Woolf. Dear Marianne, My last letter on this year’s MLA in Washington D.C.
I have yet to tell of the sessions I went to on individuals: these included Jane Austen, Edith Wharton, and Virginia Woolf. I did go to a session run by the Byron Society of America and heard papers comparing Byron and Burns’s love poetry, Byron and Scott’s use of romanticism, and Joanna Baillie and Susan Ferrier. The paper on the poetry (given by Carol McGuirk) was splendid: a close reading aloud and commentary on poetry, but beyond that the most memorable moment of the session was a request of a young gay man to be allowed to advertise a gay session on Byron which somehow had not made it into the catalogue—Byron’s bisexuality was otherwise not brought up at all in this session. The Austen session was held in a large room and was well attended. But there was one excellent talk: Lillian Robinson: "Lady Bertram’s Shawl. " Prof Robinson was introduced as the author of many books, one of which was Sex, Class, and Culture. Randy Susan Meyers: 41 Over 40: Novelists Debuting Over Age 40 (PHOTOS)
At typewriter: Dorothy Parker. Dorothy Parker was one of the members of the Algonquin Round Table, the group of 1920s-era writers and artists and intellectuals that included Harold Ross, who would soon found the New Yorker magazine.
Parker, already known as a critic, was one of the names that helped Ross get the magazine off the ground. Parker, who wrote short stories in addition to her criticism, is known for a New York-sharp wit, on display in poems like "Resumé": Razors pain you;Rivers are damp;Acids stain you;And drugs cause cramp.Guns aren’t lawful;Nooses give;Gas smells awful;You might as well live. As identified as she was with New York, Parker also spent quite a lot of time in Los Angeles, where this 1941 photograph was probably taken. Doesn't that look like a script she's holding? This weekend, Flavorpill posted a photo series of authors with their typewriters. -- Carolyn Kelloggtwitter.com/paperhaus Photo: Dorothy Parker at work in 1941. Read These Seven Books, and You’ll be a Better Writer.
Donald Miller I used to play golf but I wasn’t very good.
I rented a DVD, though, that taught me a better way to swing, and after watching it a few times and spending an hour or so practicing, I knocked ten strokes off my game. I can’t believe how much time I wasted when a simple DVD saved me years of frustration. I’d say something similar is true in my writing career. If you read these books, your writing will improve to the point people who read your work will begin to comment on how well you write. . • The War of Art by Steven Pressfield: This book is aimed at writers, but it’s also applicable to anybody who does creative work. Pressfield leaves out all the mushy romantic talk about the writing life, talk I don’t find helpful. . • On Writing Well by William Zinsser: Zinsser may be the best practical writing coach out there.
. • Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott: Before becoming a literary superstar, Anne Lamott taught writing, and Bird by Bird is the best of her advice, broken up into chapters. Concours littéraire 2011 - DELTEIL. Joseph. Pour "Bill Boquet" N'ayant pas eu de participants pour le prix débutant, le jury a voulu récompenser la poésie à sa place.
Article 1 : Le cercle pieussan Joseph DELTEIL organise le quatrième concours littéraire il sera clos le 15 avril 2011. Blog de Georges Flipo, auteur. SMart ASBL. Petites Paroles de Coumarine. Éditeurs : L'actu-livres de Marc Varence. Entré en littérature, ou plutôt dans ce monde si particulier qu'est celui de l'édition en 1996, lors de la parution de mon premier ouvrage (Un pavé pour oreiller, éditions EPO), j'ai aussitôt contracté le virus.
Eternel assoiffé d'apprendre, j'ai voulu toucher à tout, comprendre chaque maillon de la grande chaîne du livre : éditeur, diffuseur, distributeur, attaché de presse, journaliste, libraire, coach littéraire et enfin auteur. Arrivé au terme d'une aventure en octobre 2010, celle de Mondedulivre.com et de Larc, j'ai cru alors que cette multi-expérience me servirait à retrouver rapidement un emploi dans cet univers qui me passionne. Il m'a fallu rapidement déchanter. Une expérience, voire une compétence dans un domaine peut effrayer, peut gêner. Comme si, en postulant, votre intention première n'était pas de servir l'entreprise mais bien d'en destituer la direction et lui ravir sa place.
Mais quelles sont les grandes lignes de l'histoire de cette maison ? Éditions de la Différence. Le Graal avant la Table Ronde.