The writer who didn’t read enough

~ The owner of the book ~ At the park, a couple find a bench that has the best combination of shade and dryness available, and sit down to read. The husband feels a pang of apprehension as he reaches for his book, what is he about to uncover? He half hopes it is rubbish,… Continue reading The writer who didn’t read enough

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Parrot laureate

I understand that it takes discipline to write in an archaic style; to use grammatical structures you are not entirely familiar with; to craft impressive metaphors and analogies. I understand that it takes discipline to write in the tradition of historic figures; to research styles and examine voices. I understand that it can take years… Continue reading Parrot laureate