The unweekly herding: toast and fresh pastures

…so where was I? Oh yes, this writing malarkey. I took a break from it recently in order to dedicate more time to eating toast while staring out windows. That’s been going pretty well, so I feel I can now turn my attentions back to my Google Docs. Can’t say I’m too thrilled with what… Read More The unweekly herding: toast and fresh pastures

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The weekly herding: the submission mission

The subject of this week’s herding is literary magazines – in particular, what to submit and how long to wait for a response before abandoning all hope. Making the grade Firewords literary journal has launched a podcast series which is very informative. Episode two deals with the submission process from an editor’s perspective, and the two speakers –… Read More The weekly herding: the submission mission

The weekly herding: Man Booker longlist – who’s happy, who’s not?

I hope the weather is better where you are, dear reader, but here there’s a yellow weather warning and it is absolutely chucking it down. Just as well then that I have some absorbing reading material (in the form of a book proof I won of The Countenance Divine, a spooky and intriguing tale by newcomer Michael… Read More The weekly herding: Man Booker longlist – who’s happy, who’s not?