For those of you on the NaNoWriMo journey, when the dust of November settles, the daily routine and regimen of The Novel in Ninety plan at kritikme.com could be just the thing. You’ll find yourself establishing an enduring writing habit. The coach is none other than award-winning novelist Louise Dean who writes alongside her 70 writers and provides daily […]
The Indian whales surface at the National Poetry library, London! Yogesh Patel with Mona Dash, Dr Bashabi Fraser, Rishi Dastidar and Dr Debjani Chatterjee Poetry and the literary establishment in the UK remain in the denial of the British Indian poets. Anyone can askance the poetry magazines and also see the makeup of the audience […]
The Man Booker longlisted Betty Trask Prize winning author, Louise Dean, known for her ‘dark and fearless’ novels has launched an online novelists ‘apprenticeship’ at www.kritikme.com. Kritikme.com launched in April, and is taking off, particularly amongst women. Louise has 62 writers at work on their novels with Kritikme included film critics, journalists and magazine writers and working mums. […]
The Imax movie screening Dunkirk at Odeon Cinema in Kingston last night? I left before it ended.
In Naked Hope, Mark Farrelly’s Quentin Crisp is dapper. The show depicts Crisp’s youth and his later life in America. Here is a young man whose acerbic wit is armoury against the moralising and demoralising, ‘middling, middle-class’ family in suburbia. This is Mark Farrelly’s show, Naked Hope based on the life of Quentin Crisp. Naturally, […]