- So many writers come to class with one question dominant in their mind, 'How do I make a living from this?' It's a fair enough question and one I always try to answer well - but it saddens me that it so often overshadows the more relevant questions of 'why am I writing' and 'what am I saying' and 'how do I keep it honest.'
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Monthly Archives: June 2012
Well hello, Konigspfade! Is that a map in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? (I do so love how the German maps are actual individual wee maps! SO COOL! ) (Photo taken in an excited rush on … Continue reading
Unfortunately Ireland is still a country where teachers, doctors and members of the armed forces (to name a very small few) still feel very uncomfortable coming out as gay*. Many folks, especially of my generation and older are still convinced they’d be … Continue reading
Yesterday, as part of the comments thread in this post, Maeve from Yellow Brick Reads linked me to the above video. I think it’s hilarious – but it also sparked a reaction from me that I’d like to move from … Continue reading
On a recent visit to Kings Hospital School in Dublin, a lovely young woman called Cassie asked me about the names used in Moorehawke. I had meant to link her to this post from August 2010, but I had forgotten … Continue reading
As always, I’m sketching as I write. This is one of my current main characters, from this scene: Primo hunkered on the branch by my side. The vertical spaces of the orchard plummeted away below us, and we gazed down … Continue reading
You come home. You put your awards on the shelf.You go right back to being the same irritating, insecure asshole you were before.