Debbie Harry Faces It • On Kerouac’s Original Road • Art & Craft of Memoir • Reading & Writing in Jail
Episode links & coolness:
How to write:
- grab a pencil (you can erase, when you do, it’s called “to PALIMPSEST”) or a crayon.
- Make lists of whatever comes up. Don’t “try”
…Fly with them: London City Airport
…Mary Folliet NYC, literary consultant – she’ll help you write. All levels, types, quirks & personalities accepted
…Lucid Dreaming: a.k.a. oneironauticum practice
…On Grief: Psychology Today
by Debbie Harry
Often imitated (especially lately – more on that later),
but never out-sung…one of the greats:
TORCH SONG TRILOGY
by Harvey Fierstein
Book • Tony Winning Play • Film
by Martin Belk
(if you want an easy e-book version, put out by my dear friend and the hardest woman working in publishing, Debbie McGowan at BEATEN TRACK PUBLISHING)
My Writer-In-Residence (well, not entirely resident, but still) programme for the young men in the jail. Best. Work. Ever.
Scottish Review of Books Article “A Ballad of Reading in Gaol”, 2010
Scottish SUN article
…and I must say, although I am no fan of Murdoch, at all. Whatsoever. This writer, while taking creative liberties (I was never a ‘club boss’) did a great job. (All too often they stir up nonsense about this subject). To be fair: I never concerned myself with guilt or innocence. In fact, only one out of about 200 ever claimed “It wasn’t me”.
Ok and one last (I promise) Letterkenny link, writer-genius Jared Keeso on slang, what’s actually funny & unsafe humour