From Emma’s blog:
Read my Spring/Summer 2022 Favourite Sounds here. Alfabet/Alphabet: A Memoir of a First Language by Sadiqa de Meijer Winner of the 2021 Governor General Literary Award for Non-fiction. Finding this book about the adjustment from Dutch language and culture to Canadian was somewhat serendipitous, since my father made the same journey a few years before…Keep reading
New writers are encouraged to read, and so read I did – about the evils of misrepresentation, the cleverness of subverted tropes, the laughable Mary Sue phenomenon, fantasy clichés, fantasy subgenres, new books, classic books, books that I could have written better, books that put my prose to shame, books that irritated me for reasons…Keep reading
My fiction feels like a way to prove myself, and that isn’t healthy. The relationship must either change or end. A follow up to my last post. Yes, it’s been a while. Forgive the delay – I had a strange work schedule and several class projects to juggle. Anyhow, back to the matter at hand,…Keep reading
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