Another outstanding entry in our roll of weasel words: Continue reading Weasel words
On Saturday it will be 400 years since since the death of Shakespeare. Here’s one of our favourite sonnets:
The 200th birthday of Charlotte Brontë is coming up on April 21st (the birthday of one of the Gerts, though she isn’t 200 yet). Here’s a repost of our April 2014 homage to the Brontës as well as to S.J. Perelman’s very funny story about the Hollywood producer Sol Hogwasch making a film about “the Bronts”.
A story should have a beginning, an end and a fat juicy middle, with plenty of meat. Otherwise, inevitably, you lose your reader. Continue reading A beginning, an end and a fat, juicy middle
Half of Gert has given up on Karl Ove, but the other half is plodding on. Here are her thoughts on book 5 of My Struggle