… And still not understand much of anything they say? Several examples are coming to mind right now, including multiple college roommates, parents, siblings, a husband and several children.
Month: April 2009 (page 1 of 5)
Talking about writing is right up there on my list of Great Fun. It’s maybe neck-and-neck with actually doing good writing. I am so lucky to have a little group to write and talk with. Food will be eaten. Words will be read and pondered and nudged and improved. Fun will be had. (And all uses of Passive Voice will be struck through will permanent red ink.)
Wow. Just wow. It was stunning, and sad, and a little funny, and totally non-gratuitous. I hope all my kids read it (when they’re 14) and want to talk to me about it.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
You know how some people who write have their own space? Like renting an office or something? Or even a room all their own in the house, where their computer is dedicated to their craft?
The manuscript that has been collecting dust on the acquisitions editor’s desk since January? It couldn’t be found this morning. So they asked for me to send it again. Know what that means? Me either. But I’m hoping it means that maybe someone wants to make a (totally positive) decision about it RIGHT AWAY.
What does it mean to be fat?
Today I heard a loud sound. My kids were playing a game in the basement, and the action was heating up a bit, and they were all shouting and cheering and laughing and SOUNDING LIKE FRIENDS!