10:45 to 19:00 of the interview , dealing with Sutcliff's work as a painter, her first books, her only relationship, and her writing. RP: When you were I think about fourteen, you went to art school...written to me about, but I have once or twice made an error, which has almost invariably been picked up by a sixth form schoolboy. [laughter] Sixth form schoolboys are dreadful; they know so much.
There don’t seem to be many interviews with Sutcliff readable online, so here’s a transcript of her 1983 BBC Radio Desert Island Discs interview , which you may already have listened to...it’s very sensual, but I do love it. [music] RP: Debussy’s Prelude , L’Après-midi d’un faune , the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.
I am a sucky mod. It is what it is. I'm never sure who, if anybody, still sees this journal anyway (although we have had a few member posts lately, so Yay! for that). However, this article on proofreading...the eagle-eyed silk_labyrinth . Actually, I had two typos in the title - Thanks to pickamix for pointing out that my "fix" hadn't really fixed anything. Murphy's Law at work, folks
sineala pointed out that Blood and Sand is currently free on US Amazon (not...what I would have chosen as a Sutcliff teaser, but okay, it's also not the Sutcliff I would have chosen to adapt...that went up on Amazon UK several months ago, although not all the same books (still no The Shining Company for US buyers, grrr). Past experience suggests it's wise to grab ebooks while you can..
So salmastryon linked me to a series of posts about non-sexual intimacies in chat a few weeks back and I thought I'd share both that link and some others I found with the comm. Each of the blogs..., characterandwritinghelp , howtofightwrite , thewritingcafe and fixyourwritinghabits on tumblr for general writing tips, tricks and inspirations, if anyone is looking for something like that. Enjoy
This is a post in a writing blog that is entertaining and has some useful information about using punctuation when we're not sending tweets or texts to our friends. I'm a teensy bit hesitant to put it...know if I should link to it or not! LOL I glanced at a few other posts, and I didn't see any mistakes, and she seems to have been making a living as a writer of some sort, so I'm going to go with it