Journal: Third Edition
Patrice Lawrence, author of the shortlisted Costa Book Award, Orange Boy, attended Almasi League’s last session of 2016, to give a talk about her writing journey to publication.
She discussed how much of her life experiences had been used to ...
I Love You Like…
Why must I write So Long a Letter to explain my pain?
Loving you unconditionally gave rise to certain Nervous Conditions
Until finally I was No Longer at Ease
Stress crowded my thoughts like Anthills of the Savannah
And to my Disgrace ...
Journal: Second Edition
We started with the Zadie Smith essay. As the class seemed unsure about the points being made, I took about 15 minutes to explain Smith’s ideas about a novelist’s quest for perfection, ideas of authenticity and the general process of novel ...
Journal: First Edition
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. Your time is limited so do it now.